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?
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.
Clare Wells, Chief Executive New Zealand Kindergartens says channelling learning support services through communities of learning will mean many of our youngest learners will miss out.
All Blacks star Israel Dagg and wife Daisy will be hearing the pitter-patter of feet other than their baby's after the childcare centre they co-own opened in central Christchurch.
A social worker is working in five Northland kindergartens as a way to provide early interventions for vulnerable children.
The Early Childhood Council (ECC) says teacher shortages are not just a school issue, and it’s not just an Auckland problem.
Everyone working with children needs to undergo a police check - a service which is no longer free.