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Precious Pipis Childcare leads the way in sustainable practice

A childcare centre in rural New Zealand is leading the way in the country by reducing the amount of waste it produces each day, and in finding innovative ways to engage in sustainable practices.

6 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Children and Families research fund grants announced in NZ

Five child and family focused research projects have received a funding boost in New Zealand thanks to the third round of the Children and Families Research Fund.

a month ago

by Freya Lucas

Vaccination status of educators a concern as measles outbreaks occur worldwide

New Zealand parents and medical experts have raised the issue of the vaccination status of educators as New Zealand, alongside Australia, the United States, Israel, Thailand and India, amongst other countries, experience what the World Health Organisation has dubbed a global measles outbreak, reporting that the number of measles cases worldwide has risen 300 per cent in the first three months of 2019, compared with the same period last year.

a month ago

by Freya Lucas

Reflective questions support educators to challenge digital assumptions

Academic staff from the New Zealand Tertiary College (NZTC) were supported with first hand learning on early childhood and information technology from international early childhood education and care (ECEC) expert, Dr Chip Donohue in a recent professional development session.

2 months ago

by Freya Lucas

New Zealand parent group calls for stricter guidelines for educational screen time

A parent advocacy group in New Zealand is calling for official guidelines to moderate the amount of time children spend on screens in New Zealand education settings, the New Zealand Herald has reported.

2 months ago

by Freya Lucas