Welcome to our Early Childhood National Network website
HELPING YOU WITH
INFORMATION, RESOURCES, AND EXPERT ADVICE
- ChildForum serves more than 4,000 different early childhood services from across New Zealand
- Our membership is diverse and includes centres, kindergartens, home-based services, hospital-based services (etc.), education agencies, teacher education providers, researchers, parents, parent educators, and health professionals
- ChildForum is nonpartisan (independent and not influenced or funded by any political or interest group)
- We are consulted by many people including public servants and politicians, journalists, community leaders, and commercial operators.
On this website you will find information on a wide range of subjects to assist you in your own research or studies, teaching and caring for young children, operating an ECE business, making sense of policy changes and understanding requirements, and much more. You'll find plenty of things to interest you.
You can comment on articles - adding your own thoughts and passing on ideas that have worked - or ask questions and get feedback from colleagues around the country and the world. There are also forums and conferences for face-to-face networking and meeting leaders in the field.
For fresh thinking, practical advice, policy guidance, the latest news, original research and analysis - it's all here at ChildForum, in one place and at your fingertips!