Recently the commercial lobby made two big claims regarding the
Public kindergarten has played a key role in the lives of several generations of NZ children. Traditionally, the NZ Government was duel-partner with Kindergarten Associations in the provision of kindergartens.
But today, the Ministry of Education says there is no such thing as a public kindergarten and treats kindergartens as private entities.
How can we work to preserve community input, and the provision of a free high-quality preschool education for children in the year or two before starting school? Learn more here.
AKA Commercial Model Successfully Halted. November 30, 2017. Children are now looking more likely to be put before empire building by the Auckland Kindergarten Association
There are serious outcomes of kindergarten changes at the Auckland Kindergarten Association (AKA). The following is an opinion article compiled by Dr Sarah Alexander and
What’s Happening at the AKA. Opinion article. By Dr Sarah Alexander. October 29, 2017. The Auckland Kindergarten Association has dug itself a hole and it
Kindergarten Democracy Missing. Opinion Editorial. Dr Sarah Alexander. 4 October 2017. The Auckland Kindergarten Association is at the precipice of completely losing its community roots.
The Standard of Kindergarten Consultation on Changing a Publicly Revered ECE Service. An Opinion Editorial. By Dr Sarah Alexander. August, 8, 2017. The problem Kindergartens
Save the Free Kindergarten Model. This letter was first produced as a draft, and following feedback from within our early childhood networks a final copy
Heretaunga Kindergarten Association – Community Call For Preservation of Public KindergartenMay 4, 2017. New Zealand’s iconic free kindergarten is under threat of extinction. Parents and
Government does not want to be involved in kindergartens. Article key points. Victoria Carter, Vice-President of the AKA argues that bulk funding shows the government