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ChildForum Office of Pre-Primary EducationLead advisor on early childhood care and education 
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Publisher of the New Zealand-International Research in Early Childhood Journal


The Disciplinary Process, Policy template, Giving Warnings and Templates for Letters

managing employee competence and performance No employer wants to engage in disciplinary processes with their employees. But this sometimes becomes necessary.

Below are links to articles and draft letters/ templates (resource information) to assist you.

The information here is relevant to employee management in the early childhood sector. 

Writing your ECE service's 'Discipline and Competence Policy' - see the guidance and get an example of a policy

The process to follow when taking disciplinary action against an employee

Letters to express your 'Concern' and to give a first or second 'Formal Warning'

* Letter to dismiss your employee 


Please note that the resource information provided here on ChildForum's website is not intended to replace the advice of a lawyer. You are advised to consult with a professional lawyer. 


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