ChildForum Office of Pre-Primary Education

ChildForum Office of Pre-Primary EducationLead advisor on early childhood care and education 
National membership 

Publisher of the New Zealand-International Research in Early Childhood Journal

Unpaid work and getting paid for what you do
Pay reviews and negotiating pay
Domestic violence leave - Information for Early Childhood Teachers and Staff
Hearing loss or ringing or buzzing in your ears? How to tell and what to do
Relieving Work – What you need to know if you are a reliever or thinking of doing this
Non-contact time – your entitlements, how much teachers can need and why
Lunch and rest breaks - what early childhood staff are entitled to and what if you don't get these
Getting a Job in an ECE Service
Back from Holidays? Here are 7 Tips to Ease Back into the Swing of Things
Volunteers – ECE Workplaces risk breaking the law when relying on free labour
Teaching Overseas or Coming to NZ to Work? Some information that may help you not to be disadvantaged
When Adults Do Not Count Toward the Regulated Minimum Adult:Child Ratios and How to Respond If You Think Minimum Regulations are Breached
Scholarships, Grants and Help with Meeting Course Costs, etc.
Job Interview Preparation and Questions
Making a Good Job Application - CV or Resume
What to Wear and How to Dress as a Man or Woman Teacher of Young Children
On Being a Home-based Educator: The Joys, the Disappointments, and Why One Educator Knows She Has Made the Right Job Choice
What's the English Proficiency Requirement for Teacher Registration?
Graduates may be Refused Provisional Registration if their Initial Teacher Education is Not Up to Scratch

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ECE Service 
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