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Consultation on NZ report on the Rights of the Child

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:10:50 +1300 | Ministry of Social Development

Sacha O’Dea, General Manager, Ageing, Disability and International of the Ministry of Social Development, announced the opening of public consultation on the Fifth Periodic Report under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCROC) ...More >>

Minister thanks all involved in kids’ learning

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:11:18 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata has thanked parents, whānau and staff across the education sector for their passion and commitment to making sure all kids get the best possible education.More >>

ACG finishes 2014 with fourth educational acquisition

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:24:08 +1300 | ACG Schools

ACG has had a phenomenal year of expansion and is ending it on a high by adding two more preschools to their portfolio of 13 schools and tertiary colleges in New Zealand, Indonesia and Vietnam.More >>

Sunflowers in Kindy - Winners Named

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:38:09 +1300 | Daltons

Enthusiasm for gardening has literally grown through the roof over the last few months ensuring that Kiwis love of gardening is in good health and sure to be passed onto future generations. More >>

Police respond to bomb threat at kindergarten

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:16:12 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police were alerted to a bomb threat by staff at Redwood kindergarten in Christchurch shortly before 9am this morning when they found a threatening note. More >>

Naenae Playcentre awards life membership

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:37:50 +1300 | New Zealand Playcentre Federation

Naenae Playcentre celebrates the years of contribution from their 'Queen of Messy Play' Sandra Bailey. Over morning tea on 15 December, Naenae Playcentre will award Ms Bailey with a life membership in recognition of her 21 years of dedication to ...More >>

Evolve shares climb 7 percent on NZX debut

Fri, 5 Dec 2014 11:02:59 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Shares of Evolve Education Group, the childcare business, rose 7 percent on its NZX debut after its initial public offer raised $132.3 million in new capital to fund its acquisitions in early childhood education. More >>

Minister makes questionable claims over quality ECE

Thu, 4 Dec 2014 16:40:09 +1300 | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa is challenging the statement today by Education Minister Hekia Parata that 96 percent of children starting school in September this year “had already participated in some form of quality ECE”.More >>

Monitor shows bold action needed to reduce child poverty

Tue, 2 Dec 2014 09:31:02 +1300 | Child Poverty Action Group

The 2014 Child Poverty Monitor released today shows that reducing child poverty will require bold and sustained commitment from government. More >>

Over 60 Families Left in Lurch by Wellington City Council

Tue, 2 Dec 2014 09:02:43 +1300 | Melinda Gamlen

Wellington City Council have given parents less than one month's notice of the proposed closure of the Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre Creche. More >>

Health Issues Highlighted in Child Poverty Monitor

Tue, 2 Dec 2014 08:51:24 +1300 | University of Otago

Although the just released second annual Child Poverty Monitor has revealed a small decrease in the number of New Zealand children living in income poverty, researchers involved in its preparation say there is still much to address in terms of health ...More >>

Nuanua Kindergarten Opening Celebrations

Mon, 1 Dec 2014 15:25:37 +1300 | Nuanua

Nuanua Kindergarten in Cannons Creek, Porirua, is celebrating the opening of its new building this Friday, 5 December. More >>

Get a new kitchen for nothing

Mon, 1 Dec 2014 11:54:03 +1300 | Gisborne District Council

A ‘brand new’ outdoor kitchen is the newest feature at Sticky Fingers Childcare and Education Centre, installed at next to no cost. More >>

Minister acknowledges work of sector groups

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:41:26 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata has acknowledged the work and commitment of groups across the education system to help lift educational achievement for all students.More >>

Playcentre awards life membership

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:21:12 +1300 | Hutt Playcentre Association

At its recent annual general meeting, the Hutt Playcentre Association awarded a life membership to two of its members, Faith Tupou and Susan Bailey. More >>

Internationally acclaimed educator giving talk in Rotorua

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:16:19 +1300 | Flair Marketing

Internationally recognised, award winning educator and social entrepreneur Mary Gordon is coming to Rotorua. As part of her itinerary she will give a public talk about her innovative education programme, Roots of Empathy, on Thursday 27 November at ...More >>

Evolve Education Group - $132m IPO underwritten

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:22:08 +1300 | Evolve Education

The prospectus for an initial public offering (IPO) of fully-paid ordinary shares (Shares) in Evolve Education Group Limited (Evolve Education) has been registered today with the Registrar of Financial Service Providers.More >>

CORRECT: Evolve seeks $132.3M in IPO to fund acquisitions

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:01:22 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 14 (BusinessDesk) - Evolve Education Group, which will be chaired by former Summerset Group boss Norah Barlow, is looking to raise $132.3 million of new capital in a dual listing on the ASX and NZX to fund its acquisition of childcare businesses.More >>

Evolve seeks up to $132.3M in IPO to fund acquisitions

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:31:47 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 14 (BusinessDesk) - Evolve Education Group, which will be chaired by former Summerset Group boss Norah Barlow, is looking to raise $132.3 million of new capital in a dual listing on the ASX and NZX to fund its acquisition of childcare businesses.More >>

Evolve Education confirms IPO, to raise up to $130 million

Mon, 10 Nov 2014 13:31:23 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Evolve Education Group, which is looking to buy several childcare businesses, has confirmed a planned an initial public offer in a dual listing on the NZX and ASX to fund a series of acquisitions in early childhood education.More >>

 

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