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Will the Greens’ ECE Policy Really Benefit Children?

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 1:29 pm | Home Education Foundation

The Greens Party yesterday announced as a key part of its election platform that it would be supporting families by seeking to extend the 20 hours’ free early childhood education (ECE) subsidy to 2-year-old children. More >>

Families and Churches Must Care for the Unemployed

Wednesday, 10 April 2013, 8:56 am | Home Education Foundation

Palmerston North, NZ – The Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Bill has passed by a narrow two-vote margin, together with “social obligations” which will force beneficiary parents to make certain decisions for their children’s ... More >>

Well Child Obligations Target Families for “Surveillance”

Friday, 5 April 2013, 11:22 am | Home Education Foundation

Palmerston North, NZ – Minister for Social Development Paula Bennett’s Social Security Bill passed its second reading on Wednesday, 20 March, by a narrow one-vote margin and will soon progress to a third reading vote. The Bill’s “social obligations”, ... More >>

Social Security Bill Passes Second Reading

Friday, 22 March 2013, 2:16 pm | Home Education Foundation

Palmerston North, NZ – Minister for Social Development Paula Bennet’s Social Security Bill passed its second reading on Wednesday by a narrow one-vote margin and will soon progress to a third reading vote. While amendments to the Bill have ... More >>

Parents Unhappy with Social Security Bill Report

Monday, 18 March 2013, 2:35 pm | Home Education Foundation

Media Release – Parents Unhappy with Select Committee Report on Social Security Bill March 18, 2013 Palmerston North, NZ – The Select Committee’s report on the Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Bill recommends that ... More >>

Call for Peaceful Protests on Social Security Bill

Tuesday, 5 March 2013, 9:06 am | Home Education Foundation

Media Release – Call for Peaceful Protests on Social Security Bill 5 March 2013 Palmerston North, NZ – As the government Select Committee draws up its report on the Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Bill, time is running ... More >>

Accidents, Escapes Plague Early Childhood Centres

Tuesday, 26 February 2013, 9:28 am | Home Education Foundation

Palmerston North, NZ – As the government Select Committee draws up its report on the Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Bill, the Home Education Foundation (HEF) of New Zealand is calling on members of the committee ... More >>

Social Security Bill Work Focus Will Make Life Hard for Mums

Wednesday, 20 February 2013, 2:50 pm | Home Education Foundation

While the “social obligations” in the government’s Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Bill promise to disadvantage children, a number of groups have highlighted the additional disadvantages women will face under the ... More >>

How Home-Based Child Care Saves the Government Money

Tuesday, 12 February 2013, 10:41 am | Home Education Foundation

Palmerston North, NZ – The ‘Social Obligations’ in the government’s Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Bill will force beneficiaries to send their preschool children to an approved early childhood education (ECE) provider ... More >>

Preschool Bad for Children, Says Swedish Advocate

Tuesday, 5 February 2013, 10:27 am | Home Education Foundation

Palmerston North, NZ – As the government Select Committee draws up its report on the Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Bill, the Home Education Foundation (HEF) of New Zealand hopes that the Committee members will look ... More >>

Call For Letter Writing Campaign Against Social Security Bil

Tuesday, 29 January 2013, 2:44 pm | Home Education Foundation

Palmerston North, NZ – Concerned parents and citizens across New Zealand are being called to take part in a letter writing campaign to fight the Social Obligations contained in the government’s Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) ... More >>

Home Educators Appeal To Human Rights Commission

Tuesday, 22 January 2013, 12:28 pm | Home Education Foundation

As the government’s Select Committee ponders submissions on the proposed Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Bill, home educators across New Zealand continue to hope that their concerns over discrimination and other breaches ... More >>

Social Security Bill Is Unjustifiably Discriminatory

Monday, 10 December 2012, 9:34 am | Home Education Foundation

Palmerston North, NZ – Monday, December 10 is International Human Rights Day, and as Parliament’s Select Committee hears submissions on the proposed Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Bill, the issue of human rights has ... More >>

Australian Benefit Reforms Bow to Parents’ Rights

Thursday, 6 December 2012, 3:45 pm | Home Education Foundation

As the Select Committee hears submissions on the proposed Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Bill, which threatens compulsory preschool for beneficiaries’ children and tightens work test requirements for sole parents, similar ... More >>

Early Childhood Education Brings Uncertain Benefits

Thursday, 22 November 2012, 11:11 am | Home Education Foundation

Palmerston North, NZ – Under the new Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Bill, which is now being considered by a select committee, beneficiaries will be compelled to send their preschool children to early childhood education (ECE) ... More >>

Parents Are Responsible for Education, Says HEF Director

Thursday, 1 November 2012, 3:17 pm | Home Education Foundation

Palmerston North, NZ – Barbara Smith, National Director of the Home Education Foundation (HEF) of New Zealand says that the new Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Bill will interfere in parental rights and responsibilities. ... More >>

Preschool Associated With Social and Academic Disadvantage

Thursday, 1 November 2012, 9:06 am | Home Education Foundation

Palmerston North, NZ – As submissions close for the new Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Bill today, the Home Education Foundation (HEF) of New Zealand is calling on politicians and the public to scrutinise claims by the ... More >>

Bill Should Treat Home Education as a Legitimate Choice

Wednesday, 31 October 2012, 10:19 am | Home Education Foundation

Palmerston North, NZ – The Home Education Foundation (HEF) of New Zealand hopes that Parliament and the Select Committee now considering the Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Bill will treat home education as a legitimate ... More >>

Social Security Bill Will Cause Real Hardship to Real People

Tuesday, 30 October 2012, 1:27 pm | Home Education Foundation

Palmerston North, NZ – Barbara Smith, National Director of the Home Education Foundation of New Zealand, is asking New Zealanders to show support for beneficiaries against the new Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Bill. ... More >>

Bennett’s Approach Leaves Parents With No Options

Friday, 26 October 2012, 3:17 pm | Home Education Foundation

Media Release – Paula Bennett’s One-Size-Fits-All Approach Leaves Parents With No Options More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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