Colourful world of children keeps growing

Raising children in a positive environment according opportunities for their intellectual, physical and personality development has grown beyond parental and domestic responsibility with the government actively promoting Early Childhood Education (ECE). The growth of nucleus families, single parenthood and avenues for gender equality have also been factors that have contributed to a flourishing ECE sector, the leaders among which are…

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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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Growing opportunities attract new education providers

Early Childhood Education (ECE) is a critical first step in building the foundation for a child’s learning and development. An Early Childhood Teacher is at the cutting edge of education and plays a pivotal role in helping young children along a pathway of lifelong learning. A career in ECE will develop a person’s professional skills and qualities, and provide a…

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Sunrise opens new horizons in child education

Venkat Raman 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…

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Rising demand puts ECE teachers on premium

Early Childhood teachers educate and care for young children in Early Childhood Education (ECE) services such as Kindergartens, Kōhanga Reo or Education and Care Centres. Kōhanga Reo Kaiako also helps children learn te reo Māori and tikanga Māori (culture and customs). The salary of Early Childhood teachers varies, depending on where they work, their qualifications and their experience. Kindergarten Teachers…

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