Preschoolers: Preschool Education: Types of Early Childhood Care

Confused about Early Childhood Education? We explain the different kinds of Early Childhood Education available in New Zealand.

Childcare Centres

Understanding what a Day Care centre is and what exactly they do is important. Our Day Care article will give…

Childcare Centres in your area

If you’re looking for a childcare centre in your area, check this page for links to childcare centres all over…

Correspondence – ECE

Te Kura (formally The Correspondence School) offers distance learning programmes for almost 27,000 students per year across New Zealand and…

Home-based care

Home based care is care and education provided by adults in either their own home or the child’s.  Find out…

How to find and hire a nanny

Find out what a nanny is and what they do, how much a nanny costs, where to find a nanny…

Kindergarten

So you are about to launch into the Kindergarten phase of your life. Our Kindergarten article explains how Kindy works…

Kohanga Reo

At Kohanga Reo all education and instruction is delivered in te reo maori (Maori language).  Learn more about Kohanga Reo and…

Montessori ECE

Dr Maria Montessori founded the first Montessori community in 1907 in the slums of Rome, Italy and an educational philosophy…

Playcentre

Playcentre is early childhood education that promotes and encourages parents to be the first educators.  Read our Playcentre article for…

Rudolf Steiner Waldorf

The Rudolf Steiner/Waldorf movement recognises that schools should be truly comprehensive: open to all girls and boys, with a curriculum…

What is an au pair?

An au pair is a young person from abroad employed by a host family to care for their children. As a…

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