Our team deliver a range of programmes around progressive styles of teaching and learning. They also coordinate local networks and resource provision for various Early Childhood Educators and Te Kohanga Reo.  This team are able to support parents, tamariki and early childhood teachers by:

  • Maintaining an up-to-date Resource Library with resources for tamariki and teachers
  • Professional Development for Early Childhood Educators
  • Educating boys in Early Childhood Education
  • Positive parenting strategies
  • Strategies to enhance child social competence
  • Te reo Maori for tamariki, whanau and teachers
  • Music-based programmes e.g. waiata, rhythm sticks and guitar/ukulele
  • Playgroup and Puna design and setup
  • Supporting transitioning children from home to centre or centre to school
  • Natural resource making in early childhood settings
  • Whanau engagement strategies around quality ECE opportunities