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Marlborough Association takes out President's Trophy

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 7:41 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

An impressive conservation focus by a little kindergarten in Picton has been recognised nationally by the NZ Kindergartens Association (NZK). More >>

Southland Kindergarten Association wins cultural award

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 7:39 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

Southland Kindergarten Association has been recognised as the national winner of the New Zealand Kindergartens’ (NZK) cultural award through its inspiring work to help children learn most effectively. More >>

NZ Kindergarten life membership awarded

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 1:33 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

Former NZ Kindergarten (NZK) President Frank Bourgeois has been awarded a life membership for his service to the kindergarten movement. More >>

NZ Kindergartens honours Helen McNaughten

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 11:13 am | New Zealand Kindergartens

Napier woman Helen McNaughten has been recognised for her contribution to the NZ Kindergarten (NZK) Board at today’s annual general meeting. More >>

3 new NZ Kindergarten Association board members announced

Friday, 6 September 2019, 5:00 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

Three new members have been elected on to the NZ Kindergartens Board to ensure representation from local associations, Board President James Patea said today. More >>

Teacher supply package a positive signal

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 8:33 am | New Zealand Kindergartens

The Education Minister’s announcement about a package to support early childhood education teacher supply was a good signal, NZ Kindergartens Chief Executive Jill Bond said today. More >>

Kindergarten Teachers yes vote welcomed

Friday, 26 July 2019, 12:59 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

The yes vote for the kindergarten teachers’ pay rise is a good result, says NZ Kindergartens Chief Executive Jill Bond. More >>

New Zealand Kindergartens Statement re Budget 2019

Friday, 31 May 2019, 2:29 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

New Zealand Kindergartens disappointed about the limited investment for early childhood education. New Zealand Kindergartens Chief Executive Jill Bond applauds the Government for taking a wellbeing approach to the 2019 Budget and supporting mental health and ... More >>

New Zealand Kindergartens makes new appointments

Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 12:53 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

New Zealand Kindergartens (NZK) Board has made two new appointments in line with its purpose of growing and strengthening the kindergarten movement. More >>

Making a difference for a lifetime

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 11:49 am | New Zealand Kindergartens

Early childhood education makes a difference for a lifetime and New Zealand Kindergartens (NZK) commends the Government for developing a 10-year strategic plan to ensure high quality early childhood education provision. More >>

New Chief Executive Officer for New Zealand Kindergartens

Friday, 22 February 2019, 4:17 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

The Board of NZK has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer. Jill Bond has enjoyed a significant public sector career having held senior leadership roles in Housing, Education and Health. Most recently Jill was the Executive Director of the Office ... More >>

High quality ECE – a right for every child

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 8:13 am | New Zealand Kindergartens

“This is our moment to get it right for young children and reset government policy in the interests of high quality teaching and learning” said Clare Wells, Chief Executive NZ Kindergartens. “The government’s determination to ensure the provision ... More >>

Urgent need to address ECE teacher supply

Monday, 15 October 2018, 7:30 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

“Teacher shortages aren’t limited to schools” said NZ Kindergartens chief executive Clare Wells. “There is also an urgent need to address the recruitment and retention of qualified teachers in early childhood education (ECE).” More >>

Discussion on home-based ECE services welcomed

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 2:00 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

“Ensuring every child experiences high quality early childhood education (ECE) is a priority” said NZ Kindergartens chief executive Clare Wells. “One in five children engaged in education today will be attending an ECE service – almost 200,000 ... More >>

Well-being of children and families a welcome focus

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 3:47 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

“Placing the well-being of children, families and whānau centre-stage of the government’s budget is to be applauded” said Clare Wells, Chief Executive NZ Kindergartens. More >>

Time to get it right for early childhood education

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 4:17 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

Time to get it right for early childhood education “It’s our time get early childhood education (ECE) back on track, focusing on what’s best for every child and their whānau engaged in an ECE service” said Clare Wells, Chief Executive NZ Kindergartens. ... More >>

NZ Kindergartens: A new agenda welcomed

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 1:19 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

A new agenda welcomed “We welcome the government’s agenda for education” said Clare Wells, Chief Executive NZ Kindergartens. “We need to be ambitious for children. Refocusing our energies to ensure everyone has access to high quality education regardless ... More >>

Ensuring the best for children in ECE

Friday, 9 February 2018, 1:34 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

Ensuring the best for children in ECE “The release of the latest Childcare Survey is timely” said Clare Wells, Chief Executive NZ Kindergartens. The survey shows just under 300,000 children have formal childcare arrangements, attending services ... More >>

Better support for learning

Monday, 18 December 2017, 4:38 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

Better support for learning “The Education Review Office (ERO) should be looking at how well the needs of children attending an early childhood education (ECE) service are being met alongside those children in school,” said Clare Wells, Chief Executive ... More >>

Easier access to learning support - but will it be?

Friday, 11 August 2017, 4:45 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

Easier access to learning support - but will it be? “Improving the way children and families access learning support is a welcome move,” said Clare Wells, Chief Executive New Zealand Kindergartens (NZK). “Channelling that support through communities ... More >>

 

 

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