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Manifesto for early childhood education published

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 11:06 am | Early Childhood New Zealand

Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand (ECNZ) has today published an ‘Election Manifesto’ providing a guide for early childhood teachers and parents to the main issues facing early childhood education (ECE). As well as setting out its own aims ... More >>

Where are the policy announcements for early learning?

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 7:43 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

Early childhood education is conspicuous by its absence from current political debate on education, says Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand (ECNZ) Chief Executive Kathy Wolfe. More >>

Time is right for early childhood teachers’ pay equity claim

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 5:04 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand (ECNZ) applauds and supports the claim for pay equity for early childhood teachers launched by NZEI Te Riu Roa today. More >>

Case for quality in ECE strengthened by OECD report

Friday, 23 June 2017, 3:23 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

The latest OECD report on early childhood education underlines the case for 100 per cent qualified teachers, and casts the government’s repeated failure to restore funding for teaching staff in a poor light, says Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New ... More >>

Early childhood education advocates demand equity

Friday, 2 June 2017, 3:39 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

Kathy Wolfe, Chief Executive of Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand (ECNZ), said that all early childhood education teachers deserved better funding, not only kindergarten teachers. More >>

Early childhood education shocked but not surprised

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4:46 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

Today’s budget is extremely disappointing to an already embattled early childhood education (ECE) sector. The sector has learnt to expect little support for high quality ECE from the current government, nevertheless it has left early childhood teachers ... More >>

Funding slashes in early childhood education astounding

Friday, 24 March 2017, 4:56 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand (ECNZ) says that, if accurate, new research quantifying slashes to funding for early childhood education (ECE) is astounding. More >>

Graduate Diploma of Teaching (ECE) gets green light for PTE

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 2:56 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand (ECNZ) is pleased to announce that it has been granted approval by NZQA to deliver the Graduate Diploma of Teaching (ECE). More >>

Early childhood association encouraged by union stance

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 9:15 am | Early Childhood New Zealand

New Zealand’s education union, NZEI Te Riu Roa are on point when it comes to the issues the early childhood sector is facing says Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand (ECNZ). More >>

Early childhood curriculum update welcomed

Friday, 4 November 2016, 2:38 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

Today’s announcement by Minister Parata to widen the consultation of the draft update of Te Whāriki, New Zealand’s early childhood education (ECE) curriculum, is welcomed by Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand (ECNZ). More >>

Minister Parata’s early childhood legacy to be participation

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 4:22 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

Today’s announcement by the National Party that Minister Parata is quitting politics leaves the next person in the role with a challenge to address quality in ECE. More >>

Children’s early learning worth the investment

Friday, 2 October 2015, 5:15 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand (ECNZ) welcomes recommendations made by the Minister of Education’s Advisory Group on Early Learning (AGEL) in a report released today. More >>

Budget 2015 cold comfort for early childhood education

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 7:07 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

Budget 2015 has disappointed early childhood education (ECE) providers who received no increase to funding rates. More >>

Praise for asbestos action by early childhood teacher

Friday, 30 January 2015, 1:15 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

Nancy Bell, Chief Executive of Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand (ECNZ), today praised the actions of Natalie Comerford, head teacher at Marlborough Street Childcare Centre. It was only through Ms Comerford’s determination that asbestos ... More >>

 

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