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New chapter for kindergarten in the Wellington region

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 10:33 am | New Zealand Kindergartens

The Rimutaka and Wellington Region Free Kindergarten Associations come together today as one organisation called He Whānau Manaaki o Tararua Free Kindergarten Association. More >>

Early Education Federation Election Forum

Friday, 1 August 2014, 1:14 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

The Early Education Federation, an umbrella organisation for seventeen national organisations with an interest in early childhood education (ECE), is hosting a free election forum in Wellington on August 11th and invites interested community members in Wellington ... More >>

ECE funding lacks focus on quality

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 3:24 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

ECE funding lacks focus on quality New Zealand Kindergartens welcomes the $155.7 million increase in the 2014 budget to support participation in early childhood education, but is disappointed the government hasn’t made a commitment to improving the quality ... More >>

Kindergarten featured at regional Festivals of Education

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 3:03 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

Kindergarten will feature at the Auckland, Wellington and Canterbury Festivals of Education being organised by the Ministry of Education. The Festivals of Education coincide with the OECD International Summit on the Teaching Profession hosted in ... More >>

Strengthening the teaching profession - a welcome move

Monday, 20 May 2013, 5:53 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

Building a 21st Century Body for the Education Profession is welcomed by New Zealand Kindergartens Chief Executive Clare Wells. “A strong profession is key to quality teaching and leadership in education.” More >>

Strengthening the Teaching Profession - A Welcome Move

Monday, 20 May 2013, 5:30 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

Building a 21 st Century Body for the Education Profession is welcomed by New Zealand Kindergartens Chief Executive Clare Wells. “A strong profession is key to quality teaching and leadership in education.” More >>

Increased investment - does it go far enough?

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 4:59 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

The $172.5 million to early childhood education (ECE) over the next four years receives a cautious welcome from New Zealand Kindergartens. More >>

Lifting investment in ECE

Friday, 10 May 2013, 2:44 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

“Lifting Government investment in high quality early childhood education is crucial to ensure five out of five young children succeed” said New Zealand Kindergartens Chief Executive Clare Wells. More >>

NZ Kindergartens pays tribute to an inspirational leader

Sunday, 4 November 2012, 6:11 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

“A passionate advocate for the rights of children and families, Marie Bell was a truly inspirational woman” said New Zealand Kindergartens Chief Executive Clare Wells. More >>

NZ Kindergartens on the White Paper for Vulnerable Children

Thursday, 11 October 2012, 4:03 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

“NZK welcomes the practical initiatives outlined in the White Paper for Vulnerable Children and the recognition of early childhood education services as valuable to the well-being of children and families,” said Clare Wells, Chief Executive of ... More >>

Kindergartens submission to Maori Affairs Select Committee

Friday, 27 July 2012, 9:07 am | New Zealand Kindergartens

Prevention, cross-agency coordination and universal service provision are central to improving the wellbeing of Maori children More >>

International recognition for Geraldine Kindergarten

Tuesday, 5 June 2012, 2:57 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

Geraldine Kindergarten is proud to become the first early childhood education service in the world to be recognised as an International Habits of Mind Learning Community of Excellence. More >>

NZK Applauds Recommendations to Raise Education Quality

Saturday, 26 May 2012, 8:30 am | New Zealand Kindergartens

“New Zealand Kindergartens welcomes recommendations announced by the Minister of Education to lift the quality of early childhood education services for all children and families,” said Clare Wells, Chief Executive of New Zealand Kindergartens. ... More >>

NZK congratulates recipients of National Excellence Awards

Friday, 4 May 2012, 11:47 am | New Zealand Kindergartens

MEDIA RELEASE 4 May 2012 New Zealand Kindergartens (NZK) congratulates recipients of National Excellence in Teaching and Leadership Awards Teachers were honoured yesterday at the National Excellence in Teaching and Leadership Awards ceremony in Wellington. ... More >>

NZ Kindergarten on Treasury's ECE Recommendations

Friday, 3 February 2012, 5:42 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

New Zealand Kindergartens (NZK) warns that targeting early childhood education (ECE) funding in place of supporting universal access could mean many children and families fall through the cracks. More >>

Next steps for early childhood education welcomed

Friday, 14 October 2011, 1:55 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

New Zealand Kindergartens looks forward to engaging in the next phase of consultation on the future direction of early childhood education. “We welcome the focus on young children and their families” said Clare Wells, Chief Executive New Zealand ... More >>

Children should be at the heart of policy

Monday, 8 August 2011, 4:14 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

Ensuring the needs and aspirations of all children and their families are at the centre of government policy development is a key theme in the New Zealand Kindergartens (NZK) response to the Early Childhood Education Taskforce report. “We support efforts ... More >>

ECE Standards Undermined

Thursday, 30 June 2011, 4:27 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

The Ministry of Education’s latest decision to allow early childhood education (ECE) centres to have an extra 100 children in one space undermines standards. More >>

Investment in Early Childhood Education Critical

Wednesday, 1 June 2011, 3:00 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

The report from the Early Childhood Education Taskforce receives a cautious welcome from New Zealand Kindergartens (NZK)1. “The report’s strong advocacy for high quality ECE services is welcome” said Clare Wells, Chief Executive of NZ Kindergartens. ... More >>

Investment in Early Childhood Education Critical

Thursday, 19 May 2011, 5:35 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

An increase of $550 million for early childhood education receives a cautious welcome from New Zealand Kindergartens. More >>

   

 

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