The Big Issues

Here we identify the big issues in the early childhood sector.

Our position on each issues is also stated.

Lots of information, data, and articles are provided to assist you to learn about what’s happened, challenges, and changes.

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The Big ECE Issues in the Early Childhood Sector

Pay Parity Campaign Update – November 2019

Pay Parity Campaign Update. November, 6 2019. We have been continuing advocacy for children to…

How to Identify a Breastfeeding Friendly Early Childhood Service

The Breastfeeding Friendly Early Childhood Service Checklist. By Dr Sarah Alexander. Too often parents are…

What is the Pay Gap?

What is the Pay Gap and NZEI’s Promise. By David Haynes. October 3, 2019. NZEI’s…

Pay Parity Campaign Update – June 2020

Pay Parity Campaign Update. June 9, 2020. Since our last update in November 2019 we…

Breastfeeding Support – A Policy Paper

Breastfeeding Support in Early Childhood Centres: Practice, Policy and Research. By Sarah Alexander and Judith…

NZ Childcare Costs Among the Highest in the World

High Childcare Costs. October 12, 2016. Many parents find that childcare can be rather pricey…

How to Achieve 8% Male Early Childhood Teachers – The Example of Norway

Male Teacher Target in Norway. By Dr Sarah Alexander. April 21, 2013. In Norway children…

Open Letter to Political Leaders to Save the Public Free Kindergarten Model

Save the Free Kindergarten Model. This letter was first produced as a draft, and following…

20-Hours Free ECE a Broken Promise

It is time for Labour to make good on its promise of 20-hours free ECE.…

Giving Parents a Financial Choice to Use or Not to Use Childcare

Early Childhood Education Funding Paid to Parents. By Dr Sarah Alexander.  December 18, 2012  In…

Allowing Parents to Alleviate their Guilt by Paying for Being Late

Free childcare or charging a fee. By Sarah Alexander.   A ground-breaking study, published in…

Deaths, Child Neglect and Serious Injuries

To give you insight into things that can happen, child deaths and injuries at Early…

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