A Whanganui based kindergarten is taking education into the great outdoors, with learning taking place under the watchful eye of Mother Nature.
A social worker is working in five Northland kindergartens as a way to provide early interventions for vulnerable children.
KATE RUSSELL talks about what to expect teaching toddlers in other countries.
Primary and early childhood teachers have asked the Government to let them divert money away from expert teachers to provide extra support for needy kids.
New Zealand's newest professor of early childhood education, Professor Helen Hedges, says New Zealand needs to place more value on ECE and reflect this in policy and budgetary decisions.
The University of Auckland study has found that only 30 per cent of privately owned preschools that provide lunches meet at least eight out of 10 nutritional guidelines.
Everyone working with children needs to undergo a police check - a service which is no longer free.
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?
More than a quarter of childcare centre workers say they would not place their own children in the centres they work in, with some calling them "akin to factory farming of children".