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What’s inside my smalltalk spring ed?

Apologies for the slight delay in dispatch folks, your spring edition of smalltalk is on it's way and should be hopping through your letterboxes early next week! We have a bumper issue for you this quarter, as well as your annual membership renewal form, we have expert sector specific guidance on how you [...]

2018-03-15T14:55:40+00:00 March 15th, 2018|

The National Minimum Wage and Living Wage rates

The minimum amount per hour that most workers in the UK should get depends on their age and if they're an apprentice. Find out what the rates are and where to get help if you think you are being paid below the minimum wage rate. National Minimum Wage and Living Wage rates There are [...]

2018-03-06T15:34:08+00:00 March 6th, 2018|

Adroddiad ar Gynnydd y Grant | Grant Progress Report

Mae partneriaeth ‘Cwlwm’ yn falch o glywed fod  Llywodraeth Cymru wedi cadarnhau y bydd y cynllun yn cael ei ariannu am flwyddyn ychwanegol (2018-2019). Amdanon Cwlwm: Mae ‘Cwlwm’ yn gasgliad o bum mudiad gyda’r Mudiad Meithrin yn brif sefydliad. Mudiadau ‘Cwlwm’ yw Clybiau Plant Cymru Kids’ Clubs, Mudiad Meithrin, National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA Cymru), PACEY Cymru a [...]

2018-02-28T08:59:13+00:00 February 28th, 2018|

Research reveals GDPR could leave charities at risk

The attached article was published by Charity Digital News on 15th February 2018. It's raises the alarming issue that many not-for-profit charities are unaware of the potential risks they are exposing themselves to by not being compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which is enforced from 25th May 2018. Read the [...]

2018-02-20T09:25:04+00:00 February 20th, 2018|

What is…phishing, vishing and smishing?!

This link is perfectly safe to follow, it's aim is to raise awareness of suspicious looking emails or spam links on your social media feeds. If you have arrived here via our twitter and facebook posts, then "welcome"! Lately, there has been an increase lately in the number of spam emails across the internet that [...]

2018-02-19T14:34:04+00:00 February 19th, 2018|

Sesiynau ymgysylltu Gofal, Dysgu, Datblygiad a Chwarae Plant – Casnewydd & Wrecsam | Children’s Care, Learning, Development and Play Engagement Sessions – Newport & Wrexham

Please see below information received from Qualifications Wales regarding upcoming events focusing on the following qualifications being developed for the Health & Social Care and Childcare sector: (Level 4) Leadership and Management of Children’s Care, Learning Development and Play: Principles, Theories and Contexts. (Level 4) Children’s Care, Learning Development and Play with Specialism. (Level 5) Leadership and [...]

2018-02-08T09:43:24+00:00 February 8th, 2018|

smalltalk…have you missed any?

  smalltalk…supporting the early years sector in Wales for over 30-years. Published quarterly since spring 1986 and mailed free of charge to all Wales PPA members, smalltalk is the must-read title for early years education and childcare providers in Wales. Our 24-page, full colour magazine is packed full of articles to inspire you to embed [...]

2018-01-24T10:08:09+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|

Resource Sheet: Self-esteem and well-being in a digital world – the basics for a good foundation

In the winter 2017 issue of smalltalk we wrote about supporting children's well-being in the Foundation Phase. We discussed what is meant by child's well-being and how you as practitioners can ensure you deliver a curriculum with each child's well-being at the heart of delivery. Following on from this Welsh Government have produced an additional resource [...]

2018-01-24T10:08:09+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|

Asesiad economaidd o’r secotr gofal plant yng Nghymru | Economic assessment of the childcare sector in Wales report

Cafodd Alma Economics eu comisiynu ym mis Hydref 2016 gan  Lywodraeth Cymru i gynnal asesiad economaidd o’r secotr gofal plant yng Nghymru. Cyhoeddwyd yr adroddiad o’r gwaith yma heddiw, ac mae’r adroddiad llawn ynghyd â chrynodeb ar gael yma. Mae nodyn cefndir byr a chanfyddiadau’r adroddiad  yn cael eu cynnwys isod: Roedd dau [...]

2018-01-24T10:08:10+00:00 January 10th, 2018|