He taonga te tamaiti, the draft strategic plan for early learning, sets out five goals for early learning for the next 10 years.

Key proposals for change include:

  • moving towards a 100% qualified teacher workforce in early childhood education centres
  • introducing higher adult:child ratios for babies and toddlers
  • increasing the consistency and levels of teacher salaries and conditions across the sector
  • a more planned approach to establishing new services, greater support and increased monitoring. 

Wednesday 27th February 2019

Venue – to be confirmed, Masterton

6.30 – 8.30pm