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Information and advice for everyone!  See articles here on childcare costs, subsidies and the funding per child services receive from government.
You can learn about becoming a teacher and pay levels. There are bios of aspiring teachers and leaders who share their stories.
Would you like to learn about different services and childcare options?
At election time, political parties make lots of promises – see what the parties have offered here.

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Ministry of Education
Election Promises, Ministry of Education and ERO

New Zealand Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education in New Zealand regulates and funds early childhood education and care services.  A Short History of the Ministry of Education in Regard

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education review office
Election Promises, Ministry of Education and ERO

Education Review Office

The Education Review Office, NZ. What does the Education Review Office do in respect of early childhood education services? The job of the Education Review

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Glossary of ECE Terms and Words


A useful glossary with definitions for key words in the early childhood education and childcare literature. The glossary also includes early childhood teaching professional jargon.

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toddlers in home-based early childhood education
What Quality is in ECE, Your Choices & How to Make a Complaint

Home-based, In-home Care, and Nannies

Home-based. By Dr Sarah Alexander. Home-based childcare is also known as In-home care and as family daycare. Home-based ECE is when someone  looks after up to 4 children at

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