Discretionary Hours Increase. August 3, 2021. The Ministry of Education has
Public kindergarten has been an important part of the provision of ECE in NZ. The NZ Government was duel-partner and owner of free kindergartens with Kindergarten Associations. This ensured public provision of high-quality pre-school education.
But today, Free Kindergartens can operate as long-day, fee-charging childcare services and enrol toddlers and infants. Kindergartens are no longer treated as part of our public education system and are no longer free.
How can we work to preserve what was best for another generation of kiwi kids to enjoy? 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
The decline of sessional kindergartens. By Dr Sarah Alexander. June 30, 2010. The Statistics In 2009 Free Kindergartens provided a sessional preschool service to
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