Membership Options

An Option For Everyone

Choose the membership option that suits

Educator

Kaiako – Teachers – Student Teachers – Parents – Nannies – Hospital Play Specialists – Kaimahi Whānau – Anyone working with young children.

If you manage or own early childhood services take out an ECE Service Provider membership.

If you are a researcher or am interested in keeping up with published research, take out a Research User membership
Should you not be any of the above, contact us to discuss options – email: admin@oece.nz

  • Invest $79.00 for 1 year of membership ($1.50 week!)

  • Invest $145.00 for a 2 year membership ($1.39 week!)

Providing you meet the Ts & Cs your membership will commence from the date that payment is received and run for a full 12 or 24 months depending on the time you selected.

When it is time to renew, you will receive a notification email.  Payment for renewal is due, unless you notify us in writing that you wish to cancel your membership.

  • Original articles you won’t find anywhere else, written by our experts and members, on a huge range of childcare, teaching, learning and employment-related topics

  • Our vast library with over 20 years of ECE journal research articles
  • Insights and analysis on a large range of matters to help you to think more critically.
  • Increased awareness of what you don’t know and need to know.
  • Opportunity to have your voice heard, through our surveys and feedback on issues and policy and regulation changes
  • A letter of evidence of professional membership and contribution (available on request).
  • Member-only emails and newsletters.

First – join us.

Second – participate. 

Third – keep in touch and let us know of anything significant or concerning in your area.

Fourth – be an OECE ambassador. Spread the word to others about joining.

Fifth – be an advocate for what we are doing in the OECE to make ECE safer for all and raise the bar of quality in ECE.

Service Provider

Providers of home-based, kōhanga reo, pasifika ECE, playcentre, hospital-based, early intervention, and education and care centres including free kindergarten assns.

This membership is not available to service providers and centres in the Early Childhood Council business group, or any political group.
See our T&Cs for membership eligibility criteria and conditions of membership.

We can approve your membership pending getting a probationary licence.  So let us know if you are opening a new service or purchasing one and we can get your membership ready. 

Certificated playgroup providers are welcome to take out a service provider membership but we recommend the Educator Membership option as holding more benefits for you.

Rates start from 70 cents a day for 12 month membership (less for 24 month membership).  The membership rate scale is based on the size of your organisation, to ensure affordability for small services through to extra-large ECE organisations.

Providing you meet the Ts & Cs your membership will commence from the date that payment is received and run for a full 12 or 24 months depending on the time you selected.  

When it is time to renew, you will receive a notification email.  Payment for renewal is due, unless you notify us in writing that you wish to cancel your membership.

  • The ECE Employers’ Guide.
  • Pay rate benchmark information.
  • Articles with tips and guidance for management, governance and running your service confidently and well.
  • Our vast library with over 20 years of ECE journal research articles .
  • Opportunity to have your voice heard, through our surveys and feedback on issues and policy and regulation changes.
  • Insights and analysis on a large range of matters to help you to think more critically.
  • Increased awareness of what you don’t know and need to know to run your service successfully and grow quality.
  • Help to promote your service – free listing of your ECE service/s contact details for parents in the national ECE register at www.myece.org.nz
  • Help with parent surveys – free survey service using the OCECE Parent Survey form; includes analysis and a confidential report of the survey results for your service delivered to your in-box.
  • Member-only emails and newsletters.

First – join us.

Second – participate. 

Third – keep in touch and let us know of anything significant or concerning in your area.

Fourth – be an OECE ambassador. Spread the word to others about joining.

Fifth – be an advocate for what we are doing in the OECE to make ECE safer for all and raise the bar of quality in ECE.

Research User

  • Individuals who would like a personal research subscription

  • Libraries, public and private institutions

Perhaps you may qualify for an Educator membership or an ECE Service Provider membership?  If you can’t find a membership option that fits you, contact us to discuss options – email: admin@oece.nz

  • Personal Research User membership 1 year $79.00
  • Libraries and institutions 1 year $250.00


A 2 year option is also available.

Over 20 years of high-quality peer-reviewed articles, commentaries, and research notes published in the NZ Research in ECE Journal, now known as the NZ-International Research in ECE Journal.

Choose your own username and password when you subscribe online. This will be your login for access.   Or IP address access is available. Let us know if your organisation/institution would like IP address access for your staff and students on site so they don’t need to enter a username/password.

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You can join one or multiple membership plans. For example, if you’re joining as a ECE Service Provider, you can also join as an Educator to gain access to even more member only posts.

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