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Contents 1. The details – an abridged version of today’s
Here’s news and views on early childhood education.
These articles and announcements are on pertinent issues and happenings.
Contents 1. The details – an abridged version of today’s press release by the Minister of Education Jan Tinetti and associate minister Jo Luxton “This
Early childhood teachers are falling through a vaccination policy gap according to a paper published in the NZ Medical Journal. It is not widely talked
80% qualified teachers. April 12, 2023. At the eleventh hour, the decision to halt progress toward 80% qualified teachers in teacher-led centres was made by
Kindergarten Teachers’ Collective Agreement (KTCA) Terms of Settlement. Before you vote on the KTCA offer agreed by NZEI and the Ministry of Education, check the
Teachers Strike Action Boosts Kindergarten Finances. Dr Sarah Alexander. April 3, 2023. OPINION: There is an issue related to the recent teachers strike, that so
The Early Childhood Council is suing the government to increase subsidies to pay teacher wages and salaries so centres won’t close, increase their fees, or
Rachel Pratt March 7, 2023. OPINION: Being an early childhood teacher is a rewarding role but comes with its many workplace stressors. Higher group sizes,
Six changes in regulations are being worked on by the Ministry of Education. These changes are in the main good. However, there are some issues
March 26, 2023. Dr Sarah Alexander OPINION: The Ministry of Education appears to have done a better job with communications of the potential impact of
Contents 1. Article – Pay Parity Policy Poleaxed? 2. Links to further information and help. 3. The names of the 1463 centres agreeing to pay
The handbrake is finally going to go on the establishment of new centres and home-based networks from Feb 1, 2023. Anyone wanting to start an
Childcare Subsidy Changes. November 7, 2022. The income thresholds for families to qualify for the WINZ childcare subsidy are to be lifted from 1 April