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Plea to support high quality early childhood education

Friday, 30 June 2017, 10:48 am | Montessori Assn of NZ

The government appears to be ignoring concerns from early childhood education (ECE) leaders about its longstanding underfunding of high quality ECE services. More >>

Opportuity To Learn About Montessori Education

Tuesday, 31 August 2010, 9:27 am | Montessori Assn of NZ

People visiting Westfield Queensgate Mall in Lower Hutt next week will have a unique opportunity to learn more about Montessori education. Children from Wa Ora Montessori School will take their classroom to the mall from Monday 6 September until Friday ... More >>

Budget 2010 And Montessori Education

Sunday, 23 May 2010, 10:33 am | Montessori Assn of NZ

Montessori NZ was relieved to see the 20 ECE funding retained in the 2010 Budget for children in early childhood centres. More >>

Montessori children join global song for peace

Tuesday, 15 September 2009, 11:56 am | Montessori Assn of NZ

Over 500 New Zealand Montessori children will be adding their voices to the 60,000 children from Montessori schools around the globe who will Sing Peace Around the World on the United Nations International Day of Peace, September 21. More >>

Montessori Children to Welcome Minister

Tuesday, 15 April 2008, 2:23 pm | Montessori Assn of NZ

Children from Port Ahuriri Primary School will welcome the Minister of Education, the Honourable Chris Carter, to Napier on Saturday April 19. More >>

New Classroom at Montessori School in Lower Hutt

Wednesday, 19 March 2008, 9:26 am | Montessori Assn of NZ

The Minister of Education, the Honourable Chris Carter will officially open a new Montessori primary classroom at New Zealand’s only state integrated Montessori school on March 20th. More >>

NZ included in Montessori Centenary World Tour

Monday, 19 November 2007, 3:45 pm | Montessori Assn of NZ

New Zealand has been included in 89-year-old educator Phyllis Wallbank’s Montessori centenary world tour. Phyllis trained with Dr Maria Montessori in England in the early 1940’s. She will lecture in Auckland on Saturday November 24 and in Wellington ... More >>

Children take their Wishes to Parliament

Thursday, 23 August 2007, 1:39 pm | Montessori Assn of NZ

Hundreds of preschoolers, primary and high school students, parents and staff from Montessori early childhood centres and schools will be mingling with Wellington's lunchtime crowds on August 31 in a parade to Parliament. More >>

20 Free ECE Funding

Monday, 30 April 2007, 11:10 am | Montessori Assn of NZ

The Montessori Association of NZ is advising it's members not to join the 20 Free Hours in July, 2007. The association has urged early childhood members to take a long term view of the effect this funding policy could potentially have on their ... More >>

Montessori ECE Centres Uncertain

Wednesday, 14 February 2007, 2:25 pm | Montessori Assn of NZ

An Montessori Association of NZ (MANZ) survey has found most Montessori early childhood centres remain uncertain about offering the government’s 20 hours free early childhood education. More >>

National Open Day As Montessori Celebrates

Tuesday, 13 February 2007, 4:59 pm | Montessori Assn of NZ

Hundreds of Montessori children and past pupils will gather at their local Montessori centre or school on Saturday, February 17, to celebrate 100 years of Montessori education More >>

Montessori Centenary Year Begins January 6, 2007

Thursday, 4 January 2007, 5:39 pm | Montessori Assn of NZ

The centenary year for Montessori education begins on January 6. This was the date in 1907 that Dr Maria Montessori opened the first Montessori casa dei bambini or children’s house for 50 fifty poor, illiterate children aged from 2-6 years in ... More >>

20 Free ECE Fund May Adversely Affect Montessori

Monday, 11 December 2006, 2:30 pm | Montessori Assn of NZ

A new funding policy for early childhood services in NZ may have a detrimental effect of the ability of NZ families to access Montessori education in the future, say Montessori Association of NZ Co-Presidents Jan Gaffney and Sophie Hamilton. More >>

Montessori better, Science journal reports

Thursday, 5 October 2006, 1:59 pm | Montessori Assn of NZ

Montessori educated children have better social and academic skills than children who attend traditional schools, a United States study has revealed. The study was reported in the September 29 issue of Science. More >>

20 hours free education applauded by Montessori

Tuesday, 23 August 2005, 11:02 am | Montessori Assn of NZ

The Montessori Association of New Zealand applauds Labour's move to extend an offer of free early childhood education for children attending community-owned centres to those attending privately-owned centres. More >>

Montessori Assn Supports Early Childhood Plan

Friday, 2 November 2001, 10:38 am | Montessori Assn of NZ

The Montessori Association of New Zealand (MANZ) has welcomed the release this week of the Strategic Plan for Early Childhood Education from the Government Working Group. More >>

 

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