The primary purpose of the Early Childhood Council is to represent the interests of independently owned early childhood centres in New Zealand, and to promote the provision of quality early childhood education services.
Backround information for Early Childhood Education (ECE) Centres and the likely impact on ECE centres.
Given that over 60% of the ECC’s membership is in Auckland, we wrote to the Mayor to offer support to submissions put in by the Auckland Kindergarten Association and Kindercare Learning Centres.
On 5 December 2014, the Children’s Action Plan – Implementation Team, issued a reminder to its stakeholders about a proposed legal framework for information sharing relating to the Vulnerable Children Act passed at the end of June 2014.
The fund is part of the Investing in Educational Success programme and is designed to help teachers come up with and test new ways of raising educational achievement. $10m is available over the next four years.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has now released its latest Short-term employment forecasts: 2014-2017.
Read the ECC's letter to the Hon Hekia Parata, Minister of Education in regards to two ECE teachers found by the Teachers Council to have physically abused children in their centre.
Attend the ECC Conference 2015 - designed for center managers/owners and professional leaders.