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Early Childhood Education Gets Shafted Again

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 11:34 am | Early Childhood New Zealand

With a National-led government emphasising the importance of reading, writing and arithmetic, including a commitment from our incoming Prime Minister to “educate our children so that they can grow up to live the lives they dream of”. Surely ... More >>

ECE Rules Need To Drive Quality Education, Not Create Hardship.

Thursday, 28 September 2023, 3:49 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

“Everyone agrees that there need to be rules and regulations to ensure the Early Childhood Education sector is safe, provides the best quality education possible, and that the rules are practical and can be implemented,” says Kathy Wolfe CE Te ... More >>

Pay Parity Means Just That, It’s Early Childhood Education’s Turn

Thursday, 3 August 2023, 10:44 am | Early Childhood New Zealand

Early Childhood Education provider Te Rito Maioha is pleased that the government have recognised the Post Primary pay claim in a manner that demonstrates they value kaiako|teachers in Aotearoa. Now the government needs to do the right by Early Childhood ... More >>

Sign The 1:4-U3! Petition To Reduce The Under Three, Child To Teacher Ratio

Tuesday, 6 June 2023, 9:43 am | Early Childhood New Zealand

Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand and Childspace are urging parents to sign a petition calling for one teacher | kaiako to every four children under three years of age in early childhood education (ECE). This would replace last century’s ... More >>

ECE Fair Pay Agreement Process Highlights Elephant In The Room

Monday, 1 May 2023, 4:00 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

NZEI have lodged a Fair Pay Agreement on behalf of Early Childhood Education teachers|kaiako which highlights the urgent need for the government to rectify the entire dysfunctional funding system. “We welcome every effort to ensure better conditions for early ... More >>

Rising Cost To Parents Are A Symptom Not The Cause Of The Early Childhood Education Crisis

Monday, 6 March 2023, 2:05 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

The recognition by the National Party that early childhood education costs (ECE) are a fundamental issue for young families is welcome, but the funding and provision model can’t be fixed with a band aid. “We welcome National’s new childcare ... More >>

Te Rito Maioha Welcomes Jan Tinetti’s Appointment As Minister Of Education

Wednesday, 1 February 2023, 12:35 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand congratulates Jan Tinetti on her appointment to be the new Minister for Education. “I look forward to working with Ms Tinetti, and hope that in her new role, she will continue to work to ensure the Prime Minister’s ... More >>

60 Years Of Advocacy And Leadership For Early Childhood Education.

Monday, 30 January 2023, 11:12 am | Early Childhood New Zealand

In 2023, Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand celebrates 60 years of advocacy and leadership for early childhood education in Aotearoa New Zealand. More >>

Early Childhood Education Open Letter To Prime Minister And Political Leaders

Wednesday, 25 January 2023, 3:13 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand urges the new Prime Minister and all political parties to put affordable, quality early childhood education for all young tamariki at the heart of their policies in 2023 as a matter of urgency. High costs ... More >>

New Field-based ITE Programmes Respond To Rural Teacher Shortages – Te Rito Maioha

Tuesday, 13 September 2022, 3:00 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

Tertiary education provider Te Rito Maioha is responding to rural teacher shortages with field-based degree and graduate diploma programmes to grow new primary teachers in their own communities. Following the successful first year pilot of its primary ... More >>

Meaningful Action Too Slow For Early Childhood Education

Friday, 26 August 2022, 4:42 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

The NZEI’s survey on ECE teachers’ wellbeing validates what the sector inherently knows – staff and services are under critical pressure and meaningful action from Government is too slow. “Anecdotal evidence from our member services and teachers ... More >>

Government Is On Notice To Fund ECE Teacher Pay Parity In 2023

Wednesday, 17 August 2022, 6:10 am | Early Childhood New Zealand

The Government’s half-kept promises on pay parity funding for early childhood teachers have created a dire situation for ECE services who are desperate to do right by their teachers. Briefing documents released by Treasury yesterday show the Government ... More >>

Farewell To A Champion For Early Childhood Education

Friday, 17 June 2022, 5:44 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand farewells a staunch advocate for tamariki, early childhood education and childcare with the passing of our life member Mary Alice Bramwell. Mary Bramwell was a champion for equitable recognition, funding and ... More >>

Te Rito Maioha Graduates And Programmes High Value To ECE Sector, Report Finds.

Thursday, 3 March 2022, 11:58 am | Early Childhood New Zealand

Te Rito Maioha graduate teachers are highly valued by employers; student achievement is consistently high; programme design and delivery is strong; and the organisation makes a valued contribution to the early childhood education sector. These are key ... More >>

New Book Honours Early Childhood Education Trail Blazers

Friday, 26 November 2021, 3:18 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

The stories of those who fought for recognition, training and funding of early childhood education and teaching are recorded in a new book launched by Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand. Life stories on the frontline - Growing a childcare movement ... More >>

Mana In Mahi Is Working As A Career Path For Jobseekers Into ECE

Tuesday, 29 June 2021, 12:14 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

A new programme has been launched to help unemployed people become early childhood teachers, and it’s working. The Mana in Mahi | Strength in Work ECE programme is a partnership between Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand (ECNZ) and the Ministry ... More >>

Te RIto Maioha Questions If 1.2% CPI Increase Will Be Enough For Struggling ECE Services

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 4:50 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand acknowledges the 1.2% CPI general increase in today’s Budget, which will assist Early Childhood Education (ECE) services with their day-to-day funding, but unfortunately this is just not enough to help struggling ... More >>

Early Childhood Services Do Strive To Increase Pay For All Staff

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 4:29 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

From 1 July 2020, education and care services will receive the additional funding through a 2.3% increase in their subsidy rates. Education Minister Chris Hipkins said the funding was specifically for early learning services to improve the pay ... More >>

Te Rito Maiohawelcomes the Early Learning Action Plan

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 3:07 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand welcomes the Government’s focus on improving the quality of early childhood education in the ten-year action plan for early learning released today. More >>

Te Rito Maioha (ECNZ) welcomes education review announcement

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 2:10 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand is welcoming the Minister of Education’s announcement on the Government’s reform of the Tomorrow’s Schools system. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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