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ECE Workplaces Poor in Staff Health and Safety

April 30, 2018. A new report concludes that staff health and safety is a major…

Unsafe to Complain and Speak Up About Child’s Safety and Centre Quality

Unsafe to Complain: Parents Not Supported to Have a Voice in the Private Early Childhood…

No Early Childhood Training Qualification Needed for Person Responsible

Person Responsible Consultation. October 8, 2019. On the request of the Early Childhood Council business…

Kidicorp Wayne Wright Purchases ABC Centres

September 26, 2011. Kidicorp Limited, a former NZX company and New Zealand’s largest private provider…

Chris Hipkins new Minister of Education

About Chris Hipkins and Early Childhood Education. October 25, 2017. Chris Hipkins has been in…

Honeybees Preschool all the buzz in ECE

Honeybees Preschool. September 25, 2019. Is building type or location relevant to the quality of…

The Financial Impact of COVID-19 and Outlook for ECE Services

By Dr Sarah Alexander. June 11, 2020. The ECE sector has not been immune to…

What’s in Budget 2021 for ECE?

May 20, 2021. Budget 2021 provided more funding for early childhood education. a 1.2 percent…

Who is to Be Deemed a ‘Qualified’ Early Childhood Teacher in Regulation

The Government in its Action Plan set an objective to regulate for 80% qualified teachers…

Teaching about War and Sacrifice of Life for Country

April 18, 2016. By Arwen Hann. As Anzac Day approaches, early childhood education services around…

Competent Learners Study: ECE Doesn’t Have Long-Term Benefit

September 29, 2011. Earlier claims that intensive quality early childhood education is vital for children’s…

Regulatory Review Advisory Group Membership

Members of the ECE Regulatory Review Group. February 4, 2021. Wellington. Members Public nominations for…

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