Quality care ensures healthy growth of children

Early Childhood Education (ECE) forms the core of social and community development, in realisation of which, the government actively encourages and provides partial funding for childcare centres. “Children are the most valuable assets of every family, community and society,” says Rippon Sandhu, the driving force behind ‘Discoveries Educare Services,’ that is spread throughout the Auckland region. A qualified teacher and…

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Homecare for children, exciting career for teachers

The keenness of the government to promote Early Childhood Education (ECE) to ensure that children are prepared well for their scholastic career has encouraged the establishment of Childcare Centres throughout the country. While these Centres (such as Discoveries Educare, discussed in another article in this Special Report) have become an important part of promoting wellness among children, there is yet…

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Friendly programme lifts the best in children

Amar Alluri –  Quality life begins early in life, which is why, the process of developing the intellect, character and personality of a human being should occur soon after birth. Researchers, psychologists and academics say that young minds are fresh and therefore receptive to thoughts. They can be moulded to become good citizens and leaders, with family values, community spirit…

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Discover Your Local Kindergarten!

Auckland Kindergarten Association Announces Open Week Supplied Content ‘Discover Your Local Kindergarten Week’ is returning this year, with events taking place across a number of its 107 Auckland Kindergarten Association (AKA) Kindergartens during the week, so people can discover the wonderful world of learning within. In its tenth year, ‘Discover Your Local Kindergarten Week,’ will run from August 8 to 12, 2016. People…

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Innovative medical software gets green signal

Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz More than 1000 users across New Zealand will have the benefit of an innovative software, enhancing added value delivery of medical services. Green Cross Health Limited, a primary healthcare provider, has just signed an agreement with Medtech Global Limited to roll out the latter’s ‘Medtech Evolution,’ stated to be state-of-the-art in the medical industry. Green Cross…

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Academic welcomes report on foreign trusts

Dr Deborah Russell –  PricewaterhouseCoopers Chairman John Shewan’s report on the use of New Zealand foreign trusts for illicit purposes has many excellent recommendations. Mr Shewan, who was appointed to investigate foreign trust disclosure rules following the Panama Papers saga, has recommended that trustees of foreign trusts should report much more information to Inland Revenue Department (IRD). Although New Zealand’s…

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Emerging entrepreneurs shadow corporate chief

Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz Promoting young entrepreneurs is among the stated objectives of this newspaper, reflecting which we feature emerging leaders in business, government, and community organisations in many of our issues. That passion also led to us include ‘The Best Young Entrepreneur of the Year’ in Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards as an individual category (in 2010) through nominations…

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Teacher bias cited for Maori underachievement

Anton Blank –  A new study from diversity consultancy Oranui, ‘Unconscious Bias in Education,’ has revealed how teachers’ low expectations have led to decades of under-achievement by Maori students. ‘Pygmalion Effect’ is a term coined by researchers during the 1960s and updated during the 1990s to describe how teachers’ expectations of students largely determine students’ educational achievement. In this study,…

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A social Initiative by a Thinking Photographer

Staff Reporter –  info@indiannewslink.co.nz We have immense pleasure in announcing a special photography initiative for the younger minds of the society aged between 9 and 12 years. This is a Project conceived, regulated and administered by internationally renowned photographer Ashok Kochhar, whose creative works appear in Indian Newslink. “Ten selected children, resident anywhere in New Zealand, irrespective of their ethnicity,…

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