Early childhood teachers are falling through a vaccination policy gap
Early childhood service policies on everything are not always needed and are certainly not required. Managers and early childhood service staff can easily get caught
Here is a template for centres and home-based to use for their Immunisation and Infectious Diseases Policy and Procedures. The Infectious Diseases Chart is also available here, and it can be included in your policy folder, in family enrolment packs, […]
The Ministry of Education has identified non-compliance in services that don’t have a child protection policy with procedures that detail: provisions for the identification and reporting of child abuse and neglect, and information about how the service will keep children […]
Promoting Social and Emotional Competence Policy and Procedures. Rationale: This policy and accompanying procedures will help us to ensure our curriculum and teaching practice supports the development of children’s social competence and understanding of appropriate behaviour in our service. Regulations […]
Use and adapt the following curriculum policy to suit your service and meet regulatory requirements. Your curriculum policy must be consistent with the curriculum framework and be informed by assessment, planning, and evaluation (documented and undocumented) that demonstrates an understanding […]
Here is a sample emergency management policy template, covering different emergencies such as fire, flooding, terrorist or armed offender, and natural disasters such as earthquakes, volcanic activity, and tsunamis. We also show you what you might put in a sample […]
Does your early childhood service have a well-written, well thought-out complaints policy? Getting it right is essential to support people to raise their concerns and avoid situations escalating and further problems. Waiho i te toipoto, kaua i te toiroa. Let […]
ECE Service Lockdown Policy Template and Procedures. The terror incident in Christchurch in March 2019 prompted many ECE services to review their lockdown procedures, leaving us questioning whether we are well-prepared for situations where we may need to go into […]
Prevent Child Escapes. Having a child slip out of a gate un-noticed or being sent home with the wrong person is something that everyone would dread. It is expected that children are safe in their ECE environment and cared for […]
Separated Parents. It can be tricky being caught between parents, new partners of parents, and lawyers and it’s never easy trying to determine what information if any you can and should share and where the line is between privacy rights and responsibilities and […]
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