ChildForum Office of Pre-Primary Education

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

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

 

Public funding available to open a new centre or expand a current service

money

Growing the number of services to increase the supply of early childhood education and business competitiveness between providers continues as the main government policy under the present government.

NORTHLAND

Applications by ECE service providers for the Ministry of Education to contribute up to $100,000 (GST excl) toward their costs of:

  • establishing a new centre, home-based service or certificated playgroup,
  • expanding and increase the number of licensed child places at your existing service, or 
  • providing innovations in service delivery that will boost your enrolments.

in the areas of:  

  • Whangarei  - Onerahi
  • Far North - areas surrounding Kaikohe including: Waima, Tautoro, Taheke, Otaua, Omanaia, Awaroa.
    Kaitaia East and surrounding areas including: Awanui, Kaingaroa.

are now being called for. Applications close on 14 March, 2019 at 4pm

More information is available on the GETS website or contact Kimberley Moore, Ministry of Education, Whangarei.

 

AUCKLAND REGION

Applications by ECE service owners for grants of up $100,000 (GST excl) are now being called for in the Auckland region to:

  • establish a new centre, home-based service or certificated playgroup,
  • expand and increase the number of licensed child places at your existing service, or 
  • provide innovations in service delivery that will boost your enrolments.

Grants are offered under the Targeted Assistance for Participation Stream 3 (TAP3) scheme.

This round of grants covers the following areas within Auckland that the Ministry of Education seeks for more ECE services to open or grow bigger

  • Papakura North East
  • Opaheke
  • Papakura
  • Wymondley
  • Favona West
  • Viscount
  • Mt Wellington West
  • Walmsley
  • Akarana
  • Kingdale
  • Ranui Domain
  • Westgate

Applications close on 15 Feb, 2019 at 10am

More information is available on the GETS website or contact Alice Bray at the Ministry of Education, Mt Eden, Auckland. 

 

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Membership Options

Personal
Membership

Who is this for?
Ideal for parents, students, teachers, researchers, teacher educators, policy analysts and children's specialists.
$98.00 12 months from the date of joining
or for students $60.00 short-term 6 month access.
Your own personal username and password.

ECE Service 
Group Membership

Who is this for?
A service that has licenced one or more ECE services with the Ministry of Education (including home-based, parent, and teacher-led).
Starting from $198.00. Provides 12 months membership from the date of joining.
A shared username and password for your service group.

NZ-International Research in
ECE Journal Subscription

Who is this for?
Libraries, universities, polytechnics and organisations wishing to have access to the NZIRECE published journal and its articles.
$150.00 annual renewable in November each year.
A username and password or IP address access.