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Government’s Covid-19 Worker Relief Package Leaves Home-based ECE Educators Out In The Cold

Saturday, 21 March 2020, 5:40 pm | PORSE

No provision made by Work and Income for home-based ECE sector workers Home-based Educators are in a high state of anxiety, unable to get an answer from Work and Income NZ (WINZ) about possible financial assistance as the number of children in their ... More >>

Attracting ECE teachers back into the industry vital

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 1:12 pm | PORSE

In the midst of an extreme Early Childhood Education (ECE) teacher shortage, New Zealand’s largest in-home childcare provider, PORSE, has an ‘earn and learn’ solution it expects will attract teachers who have exited the profession, back to ... More >>

Photo of Pure Joy Wins PORSE 2019 Calendar Photo Competition

Monday, 1 October 2018, 1:34 pm | PORSE

It was the look of “pure joy” on Casey Adamson’s face that won the judges over, PORSE Education and Training General Manager Erin Maloney says. More >>

PORSE is looking for cover star for its 2019 calender

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 12:01 pm | PORSE

Each year, PORSE In-Home Childcare produce a top-quality calendar, capturing some of the magical moments of childhood, which is distributed to families around the country. This year PORSE want to give families the opportunity to be involved, with ... More >>

PORSE stepping out for a good cause

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 2:44 pm | PORSE

More than 170 PORSE Educators and staff from around New Zealand have registered for Steptember and set a combined target to raise $32,155.00 for Cerebral Palsy. More >>

PORSE – Mums shouldn’t feel guilty about going back to work

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 3:34 pm | PORSE

Weighed down with high rents, mortgages, and the ever increasing cost of living, one of the biggest causes of mummy guilt is the need to return to work. More >>

ANZ named winner of 2018 PORSE Mum-friendly Workplace Awards

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 12:23 pm | PORSE

The bank’s support for parents returning to work, and decision to extend paid parental leave for employees, meant it came out on top in a national survey conducted by PORSE In-Home Childcare. More >>

Home-based care is the alternative to “Dangerous Daycares”

Sunday, 18 March 2018, 3:24 pm | PORSE

In a response to Radio New Zealand’s (RNZ) article released today “Dangerous Daycares” PORSE says home-based care is the answer for parents looking for quality, low-ratio childcare. More >>

Searching for NZ's most Mum-friendly workplace

Monday, 19 February 2018, 2:08 pm | PORSE

PORSE In-home Childcare want to find the country’s top businesses to work for – as a mum. More >>

QLDC seeks public input on freedom camping solutions

Monday, 29 January 2018, 3:51 pm | PORSE

Queenstown Lakes District Council is seeking public input on the challenges posed by increasing numbers of freedom camping in the district. The increase in freedom camper volumes in the district this summer, and the behaviour of a minority of those ... More >>

Factory farming doesn’t need to be the norm for ECE

Monday, 18 December 2017, 2:53 pm | PORSE

In a response to NZMEs article “childcare workers speak out against ‘factory farming’ of children” PORSE confirms that there are more natural options for parents than enrolling children into factory-like early childhood centres. More >>

Rediscover your passion for early childhood teaching

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 4:04 pm | PORSE

Early Childhood Teachers can care for children in their own home while maintaining their teacher’s registration, with support by PORSE In-Home Childcare. More >>

Children Driving Force in Learning Cook Island Māori

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 2:09 pm | PORSE

The Auckland mother and PORSE Educator hopes to one day have a conversation with her children in Cook Island Māori. More >>

Top marks for tertiary provider

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 3:46 pm | PORSE

Learn how to give your child, or the children in your care, the best start in life by enrolling in the PORSE Level 3 Certificate. More >>

Training programme takes stress out of childcare

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 11:43 am | PORSE

Eva Turfrey signed up for a PORSE Nanny Intern to help her get through the first few months of being a mother to a newborn and a toddler. More >>

More one-on-one time in home-based care

Monday, 1 May 2017, 4:51 pm | PORSE

Too many children are spending long days in substandard early childhood care, Auckland Early Childhood Teacher Susan Bates says in the New Zealand Herald. More >>

Study shows childhood ‘self control’ key to positive futures

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 4:24 pm | PORSE

Self-control in early childhood is key to predicting positive outcomes later in life, according to a leading academic. Professor Richie Poulton, Director of the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study, said self-control was fundamental ... More >>

Charities get a delivery from Santa PORSE

Friday, 16 December 2016, 11:52 am | PORSE

Christmas cheer is being brought to hundreds of kiwi homes as New Zealand's largest home-based childcare provider reaches out to those in need. PORSE In-Home Childcare is delivering gifts to New Zealand charities by the boot-load this week. Hundreds ... More >>

Give the gift of love with PORSE this Christmas

Monday, 5 December 2016, 10:01 am | PORSE

In-home early childcare provider PORSE is inviting New Zealanders to help put a smile on the faces of more Kiwi children this Christmas. More >>

Free training supporting students into ECE careers

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 2:33 pm | PORSE

17 November 2016 - Hundreds of New Zealanders have an opportunity to kick-start a career in early childhood education for free, thanks to the PORSE Nanny Intern Programme. Targeting students aged 17-25 years of age, PORSE Education & Training General ... More >>