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Positive pathways: ECE within Communities of Learning

Early childhood education (ECE) plays an important role in a child’s learning journey. Yet the parameters for Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako (CoL) set out by the Ministry of Education did not initially include ECE services. Many now do - but what’s in it for them?

Kindergarten reforms on hold after boss quits

Auckland Kindergarten Association chief executive Tanya Harvey has quit, a fortnight after her board announced an independent review of reforms that she has driven.

Report: NZ-Asian kids struggle with cultural knowledge and heritage language

Maintaining cultural knowledge and heritage language skills is a challenge for a growing number of under-5 Asian children in New Zealand, a new study has found.

New Children’s Activity Book a Milestone in Physical and Neurodevelopment

A new children’s activity book – Bright Ideas for Young Minds – has been hailed as an aid to neurodevelopment and a resource that builds resilience by the Dunedin Study’s Professor Richie Poulton.

Petition sees seven hour kindy proposal scrapped

Relief for parents of kindergarten children in north and west Auckland.

New child health and education hub to open at queenstown’s remarkables park

A health and education hub incorporating a new Early Learning Centre, extra-curricular facility Kip McGrath and offices for much-needed child wellbeing services will open next year at Queenstown’s Remarkables Park.

Some early childhood centres close while others grow

Early childcare rolls have taken a nosedive in Rotorua which has forced some centres to close their doors, new figures show.

ECE sector has high hopes for new government – ECNZ

The formation of a new coalition government today is welcomed by Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand (ECNZ).

Home-based early-childhood educator Oak Tree shuts down for failing to educate

Government officials have shut down a home-based early childhood education business after it repeatedly breached regulations - including failing to fulfil the "education" part of its mandate.

“That’s women’s work”: Challenging gender stereotypes through tertiary education

The way tertiary education organisations package, promote and deliver their courses can help challenge long-held societal perceptions about certain vocations. By JUDE BARBACK.
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