Kindergarten teachers have been offered pay parity with school teachers after four days negotiating with the Ministry of Education. The new pay offer would also see union members get a one-off lump sum of $1500. Under...
The Ministry of Education is rolling out a major special education reform to Communities of Learning around New Zealand, but critics say easier access to learning support services needs to be made available to all schools, not just those in Communities of Learning.
GARRETT KETT says that the early childhood education sector is becoming dominated by profiteers and investors looking to receive a tidy profit from as little effort as possible.
New Zealand's biggest private childcare chain has signed up to Dr Lance O'Sullivan's health-by-email service, amidst mounting concerns for pre-schoolers' health in low-income communities.
Early childcare rolls have taken a nosedive in Rotorua which has forced some centres to close their doors, new figures show.
The children at Botany Downs Kindergarten love Skyping their friends in the new entrant class at Botany Downs School, where many of them will start school in the coming weeks and months. As they prepare...
A new plan to tighten quality controls on childcare centres may force some centres to raise fees and others to close.
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.