ECC Webinar: Fee Payment Practice and Financial Management

This webinar will cover setting a centre’s Fees Policy and Fee Schedule, managing and charging for absences, and supporting parents with funding and fee payment practices. The last of a three-part series to support ECC members with the enrolment process.

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Date: Wednesday 17 July

Format: Zoom webinar, recording available

More information

Part Three of the ECC Enrolment Agreement and Advisory Webinar Series will discuss the intricacies of setting a centre’s Fees Policy and Fee Schedule. Good financial management is essential but requires setting clear expectations around fee payment practices. The importance of managing absences and the ability to charge fees for absences through the enrolment agreement will be discussed, as well as options for service providers for supporting parents.

There are rules around fees when receiving 20 Hours ECE - this webinar will explain the rules, and provide practical advice around how to set up good payment practices for ECE services.

 This webinar will cover the following topics:

  • The relationship of 20 Hours ECE and a centre’s fees
  • Fees Policy
    • Fee setting
    • Billing
    • Recovering overdue accounts and penalties
  • Fee Payment Practice
    • Charging for absences

This session will be convened by Simon Laube (Chief Executive) and Sue Kurtovich (ECE Management Consultant and Advisor to ECC),there will be allocated time for questions.

Other webinars in this series

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About the presenter

Simon Laube

Simon has a background in public policy and joined ECC from the public service where he held various roles in the Ministry of Education including: early learning, partnership schools kura hourua/charter schools; and the NCEA review; he also completed secondments at the Ministry of Health, and in the Office of the Minister of Education (four years).

Simon understands how government works and knows how to influence government to get better results, while being personally committed to improving public services so children and families can get the education they need.

Registration information

  • $40 for ECC Members
  • Not available for non members

Receive 25% off when you register for all three webinars within the series.


Use this form to register online for the webinar, or alternatively you can book directly on the Humanitix event page.

ECC member price: $40

You must enter your discount code during the checkout process, you can find the discount code in the Member Portal.