Discretionary Hours Increase. August 3, 2021. The Ministry of Education has
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Discretionary Hours Increase. August 3, 2021. The Ministry of Education has chosen to double the discretionary hours provided to teacher-led centres from 40 to 80 hours. It
ECE Teacher Pay Equity Update. By David Haynes. August 3, 2021. Right now there are a lot of initiatives, announcements, pronouncements, discussions and social media conversations and
Competition. 26 July 2021. Citius, Altius, Fortius, is Latin for “Faster, Higher, Stronger”. original moto of the Olympic Games. Together, are we making participation in
May 18, 2021 – Multiple breaches in the legal standards for ECE centre operation were found by the Ministry of Education at Fern Garden Preschool.
March 9, 2021. The ECE services operating on a provisional licence last year, and/or that received a licence suspension or cancellation is public knowledge. The
September 12, 2020. The accepted view is that there is a shortage of teachers in ECE. Given that situation, how can an early childhood service
August 10, 2020. The Education and Training Act 2020 could be used to extend pay parity for qualified teaching staff to more education and care centres.
July 16, 2020. The sooner the Ministry of Education starts specifying attestation rates as an hourly wage amount and not as a salary figure the
July 9, 2020. The Discoveries Educare Lincoln Road Henderson centre is the latest in the Auckland childcare chain to be closed by the Ministry of
Overseas Teachers. January 6, 2020. Updated 24 June 2020. Before NZ’s border closed due to Covid-19, statistics show that the two national recruitment companies contracted
By Dr Sarah Alexander. June 11, 2020. The ECE sector has not been immune to the financial impact of the Covid-19 crisis, but little is