Massey University doctoral student SARAH AIONO discusses the impact of National Standards on students in their first year of schooling.
The Government's review of home-based early childhood education includes a raft of proposed changes now open for consultation.
Early childhood education gives children wonderful opportunities to learn and grow, but too many of our children, and their teachers, are spending long days in crowded, noisy, chaotic and even claustrophobic environments that don't give them the chance to thrive.
STEPHANIE MENZIES enters a plea to bring play back into the classroom.
By: Natasha Jojoa Burling Struggling kindies in west Auckland and on the North Shore may have to close in five years if changes aren't made. A meeting was held in Browns Bay last night after 300...
Some childcare providers are expected to quit, and those who stay in the business may raise their fees, under a new policy requiring home-based carers to become qualified.
An early childhood advocacy group says the Ministry of Education is "putting commercial interests first" by delaying a report on complaints against early childhood services.