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Employer Demand for ECE Teachers Drops: Job Vacancies Drop

March 22, 2012. Now is not a good time to be an early childhood teacher…

Research on Best Age to Start School

March 26, 2018. There is now proof that a child’s age on entry to school,…

New Home-based Lobby Group: HELO

January 13, 2013. Consultation on the review was to have started already, but the Ministry…

Parent & Professional Guidance

Parent Professional Guidance category

Recognised Training Courses and Qualifications

Courses for Home-based ECE Educators New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level…

Contents – NZ-International Research in ECE Journal, 2018, Vol 21, No. 1

The titles, authors and abstracts for papers published in the NZ-International Research in Early Childhood…

Political Party Early Childhood Education Election Promises 2017

What each Political Party is offering for Early Childhood Education going into the 2017 General…

The Big Issues

The Big ECE Issues in the Early Childhood Sector

Law Change Supporting Safer Eating in Early Childhood Centres for Children

Safer Eating in Early Childhood Centres. December 8, 2020. “Not allowing children’s lives to be…

“Future for Children” First National Early Childhood Policy Forum 2008

Held at the National Library of NZ, Wellington, 2008. A full copy of the Proceedings…

Consultation on Tranche 1 of Ministry of Education Regulation Changes

Tranche 1 Ministry of Education Regulation Changes. February 5, 2021. Wellington. We have pulled together…

Evidence

Research Evidence & Sector Surveys category

ECE Sector Confidence Survey

Sector Confidence in the Government and Ratings of its Performance. May 20, 2014. About the…

Removal of the 100% ECE Qualified Target and Funding

Issues Created by the Removal of the 100% Qualified Target and Funding Band. Overview. In…

Best Evidence Synthesis on Quality Teaching – Early Foundations

Quality Teaching Best Evidence. By Dr Sarah Alexander.  Seven characteristics of quality teaching to support…

Sector Groups

Sector Groups category

Who is Who in our Sector

Early Childhood Education System. The Stakeholders and Key Organisations Peak Bodies / Largest ECE Service…

Playcentre Aotearoa

There are two iconic NZ early childhood organisations that continue to hold onto their original…

Federation of Rudolf Steiner Schools

The Federation of Rudolf Steiner Schools represents early childhood centres that work out of the…

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