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Bullying - A misnomer in preschool terminology

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 08:01:27 +1200 | Cyrus Taraporvala

The idea of of writing this musing is to present a case to state that the word 'bully' is not a relevant one to describe a child in an ECE environment. More >>

Bullying - A misnomer in preschool terminology

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 08:00:42 +1200 | Cyrus Taraporvala

The idea of of writing this musing is to present a case to state that the word 'bully' is not a relevant one to describe a child in an ECE environment. More >>

Transition from early childhood education to school - ERO

Fri, 19 Jun 2015 10:20:36 +1200 | Education Review Office

ERO report highlights best way to support children’s transitions from early childhood education to school More >>

Te Kohanga Reo National Trust Annouce New CEO

Fri, 5 Jun 2015 17:07:25 +1200 | Te Kohanga Reo National Trust Board

Te Kohanga Reo National Trust Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs Kararaina Cribb as the new Chief Executive Officer. Kararaina is married and together with her husband John, they have a blended family of six children and many mokopuna. ...More >>

Twenty-three schools share NRC environmental awards

Fri, 5 Jun 2015 09:44:28 +1200 | Northland Regional Council

Twenty-three schools share NRC environmental awards Projects including farm fertiliser runoff monitoring and a stoat and rat trapping programme to boost kiwi numbers are among 24 school initiatives to share $20,000 in this year’s Northland Regional ...More >>

Hopster Arrives in Australia and New Zealand

Thu, 4 Jun 2015 09:38:21 +1200 | Trigger Marketing

Hopster, the Best-Selling TV And Learning App From the UK, Arrives in Australia And New Zealand One of Apple’s Best Apps of 2014 Now Available to Parents to Download for Free London, 4th June 2015 – Hopster, the beautifully balanced digital playroom ...More >>

Men in early childhood education

Tue, 2 Jun 2015 10:07:11 +1200 | Cyrus Taraporvala

A number of years ago when I was teaching English to students of other languages in Hong Kong, I did some work for an internation kindergarten. My job was to create a programme to promote language for children who were about to leave for primary ...More >>

Evolve posts smaller FY loss than forecast

Mon, 25 May 2015 09:45:08 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 25 (BusinessDesk) - Evolve Education Group, the childcare operator that listed in December, reported a smaller annual loss than forecast in its offer document as it settled a series of acquisitions faster than anticipated, driving higher revenue.More >>

More childcare the focus for early education budget

Fri, 22 May 2015 10:16:59 +1200 | Child Forum

This year’s Budget announcement shows the Government is focussed on getting more children into early childhood education, especially babies and toddlers and for longer hours.More >>

Budget 2015 - Scoop Full Coverage - Update #1 21/5/15

Thu, 21 May 2015 19:02:08 +1200 | The Scoop Team

CLICK TO JUMP TO SCOOP BUDGET COMMENTARY AND REPORTS CLICK TO JUMP TO THE BUDGET PRESS RELEASES CLICK TO JUMP TO BUDGET REACTION CLICK TO JUMP TO BUDGET PREVIEWS More >>

Budget will cost average early childhood centres $15,000

Thu, 21 May 2015 17:38:47 +1200 | Early Childhood Council

Budget 2015 will cost average early childhood centres $15,000 a year and increase parent fees More >>

Government more focussed on quantity over quality

Thu, 21 May 2015 16:32:11 +1200 | NZEI

NZEI National President Louise Green says the government shows it is more concerned about increasing participation rates in early childhood education than about ensuring children receive quality education.More >>

Fact Sheet 4 – Increasing Childcare Assistance

Thu, 21 May 2015 15:58:35 +1200 | New Zealand Government

• Low-income families will be eligible for a higher rate of Childcare Assistance for pre-school and out-of-school care. More >>

Rekindle the Magic

Tue, 19 May 2015 10:34:36 +1200 | The PR Shop

From 25 – 29 May, 107 Auckland Kindergarten Association (AKA) kindergartens will be taking part in Discover Your Local Kindergarten Week! Come along and experience your local kindy during its open day and rekindle the joy and magic it creates.More >>

Best Educational Apps for Kids - App Review

Fri, 8 May 2015 09:53:24 +1200 | Greysprings

With over 1.3 mil Apps in Playstore, are there apps that actually help toddlers learn? More >>

Concern over Education Minister’s disinterest

Thu, 7 May 2015 13:41:22 +1200 | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa and TEU are very concerned about Education Minister Hekia Parata’s apparent lack of interest in the details of a secret international trade deal that would have a massive impact on public education.More >>

van Riel’s Album a Recipe for Success in Child Development

Tue, 5 May 2015 15:38:41 +1200 | Quirky Music

2014 New Zealand Music Awards Finalist, Anna van Riel is making a difference to the development of children through her upcoming album, Cooking Up A Song . More >>

AHE Homeschooling Conference

Fri, 1 May 2015 10:10:35 +1200 | AHE

AHE Homeschooling Conference key note speaker is a High School Principal whose kids are homeschooled. More >>

Hutt Valley early childhood participation rising

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 16:40:13 +1200 | New Zealand Government

National List MP Based in the Hutt Valley, Chris Bishop, has welcomed an increase in the proportion of Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt children participating in early childhood education (ECE) before starting school.More >>

MP welcomes rise in ECE participation in Palmerston North

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:21:47 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

National MP Jono Naylor has welcomed the recent data of Early Childhood Education participation which shows an increase in ECE participation in Palmerston North. More >>

 

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