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What Are Our Children Learning If They Are Just Playing?

Wednesday, 4 August 2021, 12:04 pm | BestStart

It’s common today for parents to believe that children must know how to count to 100 or be writing their names as they near school age. No one wants their child to "fall behind". When parents spend time at their child’s early childhood ... More >>

BestStart Statement – Ministry of Education 10-year strategy

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 4:01 pm | BestStart

BestStart, New Zealand’s largest early childhood education provider, has cautiously welcomed the government’s 10-year strategy for early childhood education. More >>

BestStart scoops top Service Award

Monday, 25 November 2019, 4:04 pm | BestStart

BestStart Early Learning centres scooped the coveted Reader’s Digest Best Quality Service Award, Kindergarten Centre Operators Award for 2019. More >>

NZ’s largest early childhood provider recruits overseas

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 1:12 pm | BestStart

While welcoming the Government’s 10-Year Strategic Plan for early learning, BestStart, the country’s largest early childhood education provider, questions plans for more teachers given the acute shortage, says Fiona Hughes, Deputy CE. More >>

BestStart backs calls for before school check review

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 3:33 pm | BestStart

BestStart, New Zealand’s largest early childhood education provider, is backing calls for a review of Before School Checks (B4SC). Clair Edgeler, National Teaching Manager, says that while BestStart applauds the providers of B4SC, a revised, more ... More >>

BestStart Educare names Tony Ryall as new Chief Executive

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 9:34 am | BestStart

New Zealand’s largest provider of Early Childhood Education, BestStart Educare, today announced that Tony Ryall will be joining the company as Chief Executive, effective 1st August 2018. More >>

The policy governments failed to deliver

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 12:57 pm | BestStart

The country’s biggest early childhood provider says its not prepared to wait any longer for official action to address the overwhelming issues around obesity among our preschoolers. More >>