Discretionary Hours Increase. August 3, 2021. The Ministry of Education has
Political party promises in the led up to general elections are shown here for easy comparison. You can follow what promises keep coming up, are met, or dropped. It’s interesting how political parties in government use research or especially appointed working groups to promote an ideology. So, we’ve also included a chronology of significant policy events and changes.
The roles of the Ministry of Education and Education Review Office are explained for your information.
Timeline of Early Childhood Education Events. 1982 –The first Kohanga Reo opened and Kohanga Reo were funded via local Maori management groups and Vote:
Political promises for ECE 2020. Labour Implement the 10-year Early Learning Action Plan and meet the needs of the youngest children. Scrap the decile system
What each Political Party is offering for Early Childhood Education going into the 2017 General Election. By Arwen Hann. 1 August 2017. National National has
Political party promises 2014. 27 June 2014. The county’s political parties have mostly finalised their policies on which they will compete for votes. Early childhood
Policy and funding challenges for ECE. “At first glance our early childhood education system seems to be in a shambolic state and appears to be
2011 Election Promises. This page contains 2 parts: A news article reviewing party promises just over one month out from the election. An updated outline of each party’s
A critique of the Competent Children Study (Competent Learners Research Project) in relation to ECE. By Sarah Alexander and Gillian Croad. The Competent Children Study.
Pre-Election Promises 2008. By Sarah Alexander. Early childhood policy matters for children, families and family life quality. It matters also for the functionality and operation
Election Promises 2005. By Sarah Alexander. Both the major parties have released their early childhood policies. Never before has so much money been offered to