Childhood Council provides a great range of services to help advance your
business, develop your staff and ensure your success.We care about early childhood education and
the people who work in our unique sector.
Members benefit from:
Leaders in the sector
The Early Childhood
Council is a leader in the sector, hosting the largest annual early childhood
conference in New Zealand.Participants
include early childhood centre managers, committee members, owners, staff,
students, government officials, training providers and more – all others with
an interest in the care and education of children under five.
the ECC’s weekly e-newsletters (Manager Matters and Teachers' Chatterbox) contain a round-up of the most relevant and timely issues you need
to be aware of. Don’t be without these!In addition, all members are sent the quarterly
publication for the ECC sector, Swings
, free of charge.
Training and development opportunities
the ECC provides a wide range of professional development opportunities
for early childhood staff and management. From half-day seminars to three-day
conferences, and a series of webinars in the pipelines – there’s something for
Exclusive discounts from leading
Save on telecommunications, cleaning products, office supplies, arts and
craft materials, insurance premiums, realty fees, accounts receivable and
direct debit authorities, food and beverages, teaching resources, photocopiers,
audio visual equipment, fuel and more!
Access to exclusive resources and
ECC members can
access over 200 exclusive resources from the members section of the
website. As well as templates of
documents and forms that will prove invaluable to you, there is a wide range of
information sections on everything from setting up your centre, managing the
money, managing people, compliance, marketing and much, much more!
publish the results of our regular surveys on topics affecting our sector, giving
you access to the most up-to-date sector data around!
Advice and support
In a bit of a pickle? Don’t worry
– ECC staff are happy to provide support and advice to members, by phone or
Don’t be left behind! ECC
provides advice on a wide range of early childhood related issues to other
organisations and government official. In addition, the ECC represents the interests of the education and
care sector on a wide range of standing committees and with other affiliated