NDNA has a committed and enthusiastic member base representing day nurseries throughout Wales.
We have active member networks in local authority areas across the country. We are also a strategic partner to the Welsh Government, supporting policy development and the implementation of early learning and childcare strategy.
We’re supporting nurseries in Wales by:
- Working strategically with the Welsh Government and other agencies to address childcare issues in Wales
- Developing relationships with local networks of nursery members
- Providing you with information and support specific to nurseries in Wales
- Providing continuous professional development to help nurseries grow as businesses
- Working with local authorities to support day nurseries throughout Wales.
Cwlwm – working in partnership
NDNA Cymru, works in partnership with four experienced childcare organisations as ‘Cwlwm’ (Childcare Wales Learning and Working Mutually).
Cwlwm’s supports the Welsh Government’s aim to ensure that families across Wales can access affordable, quality childcare providing innovative solutions to create flexible childcare and play opportunities to meet the needs of parents and their families.
‘Cwlwm’ is made up of five organisations with ‘Mudiad Meithrin’ as the lead organisation.
5 organisations have come together to form ‘Cwlwm’ after government specified that only collaborative grant bids would be allowed.
‘Cwlwm’ organisations are Clybiau Plant Cymru Kids’ Clubs, Mudiad Meithrin, National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA Cymru), PACEY Cymru and Wales Pre-School Providers Association (Wales PPA)
‘Cwlwm’s brief is to support Welsh Government’s aim to ensure that families across Wales can access affordable, quality childcare providing innovative solutions to create flexible childcare and play opportunities to meet the needs of parents and their families.
Each individual organisation will continue to work strategically with local authorities and government agencies alike in order to meet local and national targets for the benefit of children and families across Wales.
The five organisations will continue to work independently of each other as organisations delivering their particular area of expertise, according to their own memorandum and articles, in order to support or provide quality childcare and reduce child poverty across Wales.