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Response: Peter Reynolds – ECE centres are not “nasty corporates”

Chief Executive Officer of the Early Childhood Council Peter Reynolds responds to Peter Lyons' opinion piece which criticises the early childhood sector for its focus on corporatisation.

Demand for qualified ECE teachers spurs return to education

Proposals to move towards a 100 per cent qualified workforce in early childhood centres will prompt many experienced but unqualified ECE teachers to get qualified says one ECE training provider.

Supporting te rangatiratanga in young learners

Kaiako talking about learning and thinking is helping children at Papakura West Kindergarten to become confident in their decision making.

Are we failing our youngest learners? Intervention waiting times still increasing

Everyone in the early childhood sector will be encouraged by Education Minister Chris Hipkins’ recently announced plan for students under six, which emphasises more and better qualified teachers. What’s less clear is whether young learners with acute additional needs figure as prominently as they should in his forward planning. By Jaylan Boyle.

Higher childcare fees and centre closures tipped as controls tighten

A new plan to tighten quality controls on childcare centres may force some centres to raise fees and others to close.

A new 10-year early learning strategic plan aims to shake up New Zealand’s early-learning...

Increasing teacher salaries and conditions, more adults for every baby and toddler, and moving towards 100 per cent qualified teachers are at the centre of the Government's plan for early learning.

Early childhood teacher shortage means teachers can get ‘whatever they want’

Early childhood centres are facing their worst-ever teacher shortage, creating a market where qualified teachers can get "whatever they want".

“Early childhood must not remain the poor cousin”

The early childhood education (ECE) sector is “astounded” that the Government has not included them in the plans to help resolve the teacher shortage situation, saying they are facing a worse situation than schools.

Teacher aides, trainees earn less than minimum wage, NZEI survey says

Some teacher aides and trainee teachers in early childhood centres are being paid less than the minimum wage, a survey has found.

Men in ECE: no easy answers without a shift in society

JAYLAN BOYLE looks at accusation bias scaring men away from a career in early childhood education (ECE).
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