Social media

PACEY has various accounts across social media that we use to inform and connect with members and other interested people. You can find other ways of communicating with us via the Contact us section of the website. Formal complaints must be made in writing using our compliments, comments and complaints form. We do not accept complaints via social media.

Did you know that we have other online communities designed to support practitioners in their practice and careers? Join our thriving Facebook groups today!

Facebook

PACEY main page – facebook.com/PACEYlocal

PACEY Cymru page facebook.com/paceycymru 

The Facebook account of the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY) - www.facebook.com/paceylocal - is managed by the MarComms team on behalf of the wider organisation.

Content on the Facebook page will include:

  • Details of benefits for members, including competitions and giveaways
  • Latest news and comment on relevant issues
  • Shared content from other members and other relevant sources

Liking PACEY on Facebook

"Liking" our page means you will be kept up to date with our activity. 

Our sharing others' content does not imply endorsement of any kind.

Availability

PACEY monitors its Facebook account during office hours, Monday to Friday, and occasionally at evenings and weekends. Content is scheduled throughout the week. 

Comments and direct messages

We welcome feedback from our followers and do read all of the comments that we receive. Where possible, we reply to comments and join in conversations where we can. We cannot, however, respond individually to all messages we received.

Members in Wales may want to follow PACEY Cymru on Facebook.

Facebook groups

PACEY runs several Facebook groups. These are moderated by staff and volunteers, and each has a set of rules. 

  • CEY smart
    CEY smart is an online learning platform offering web-accessible CPD training, for anyone working in early years. This Facebook group is a space for CEY smart users to share ideas and #DoOneThing
  • Ideas for Creative Childcare
    Tips, ideas and activities to help children meet their early learning goals, or things to get up to in your setting, are all shared here.
  • First Steps to Childminding
    A supportive group for people wishing to become childminders; newly registered childminders; and those undertaking their pre-registration training.
  • Play to Learn - activities to try at home with your child
    This group aims to promote and share simple activities that can be created at home for little or no cost, whilst supporting children's learning and development.
  • Becoming a Childminder in Wales
    A supportive group and network for people wishing to become childminders, those in the process of becoming a registered childminder and newly registered childminders in Wales..

 

Twitter - @PACEYchildcare

PACEY's Twitter account - @PACEYchildcare - is managed by the MarComms team on behalf of the wider organisation.

If you follow @PACEYchildcare, you can expect several tweets a day on subjects including:

  • Membership offers and benefits for members
  • Responses to consultations
  • Press relases, latest news and comment on relevant issues

Following @PACEYchildcare

If you follow us on Twitter we will not necessarily follow you back.

Being followed by @PACEYchildcare

Being followed by us does not imply endorsement of any kind. Nor does being retweeted by us.

Availability

PACEY updates its Twitter account during office hours, Monday to Friday, and occasionally at evenings and weekends.

@replies and direct messages

We welcome feedback from our followers and do read all of the comments that we receive. Where possible, we reply to comments and join in conversations where we can. We cannot, however, respond individually to all messages we receive. Neither can we accept complaints by Twitter. Please refer to our Compliments and Complaints procedure.

 

Instagram - @PACEYchildcare

PACEY's Instagram account - @PACEYchildcare - is managed by the MarComms team on behalf of the wider organisation.

If you follow @PACEYchildcare, you can expect a couple of posts a week on subjects including:

  • Membership offers and benefits for members
  • Responses to consultations
  • Shared imagery from members
  • Latest news and campaigns

Availability 

PACEY updates its Instagram account during office hours, Monday to Friday, and occasionally at evenings and weekends.

 

LinkedIn - /company/pacey

PACEY's LinkedIn account - /company/pacey - is managed by the MarComms team on behalf of the wider organisation.

If you follow /company/pacey, you can expect a couple of posts a week on subjects including:

  • Membership offers and benefits for members
  • Responses to consultations
  • Press relases, latest news and comment on relevant issues

Availability

PACEY updates its LinkedIn account during office hours, Monday to Friday, and occasionally at evenings and weekends.

 

Pinterest - /PACEYchildcare

PACEY's Pinterest account - /PACEYchildcare - is managed by the MarComms team on behalf of the wider organisation.

Availability

PACEY updates its Pinterest account during office hours, Monday to Friday, and occasionally at evenings and weekends.