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Title Created Date Hits
What is in the Draft Strategic Plan for Early Learning 19 November 2018 Hits: 1683
Changed English Language Requirements for Teacher Registration 19 November 2018 Hits: 485
Child kicked out for attendance of less than 7 hours a day 07 November 2018 Hits: 805
Get the facts on the early childhood teacher shortage/ turnover in NZ 01 November 2018 Hits: 2082
A recipe for disaster (Early Childhood Council) 30 October 2018 Hits: 4076
Saying goodbye to election promises of funding for 100% qualified teachers 28 October 2018 Hits: 1040
Safety of children first - How a centre came to breach regulations 11 October 2018 Hits: 1208
Early childhood education scholarships 2019 - get your application in quick 09 October 2018 Hits: 1298
Proposal to screen children for dyslexia, dyspraxia and giftedness with diagnosis recorded on national database 07 October 2018 Hits: 615
Ask for the pay rise you deserve now before teachers are brought in from overseas 19 September 2018 Hits: 1690
Centre shut down following allegations of horrific abuse against children 05 September 2018 Hits: 19205
What happens to home-based will affect us all 22 August 2018 Hits: 3670
What’s changed for Auckland children, teachers and kindergartens 30 July 2018 Hits: 2278
In the Education Ministry we place our trust to enforce ECE minimum standards and practices but it is letting us down 25 July 2018 Hits: 2694
ECE Complaints in 2017 and names of services that did not meet operating standards 11 July 2018 Hits: 5810
Welcome into warmth 25 June 2018 Hits: 1531
New Survey Launched on Future Direction of Early Learning 14 June 2018 Hits: 1086
Increased early childhood education funding a needed bandage 17 May 2018 Hits: 5796
Will or Won't Budget 2018 Be Good For Early Childhood Education: Hope, words and work 15 May 2018 Hits: 3708
Toddler’s death: Too early to be naming and blaming early childhood centre 07 May 2018 Hits: 3856

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