On this page, you will find links to some organisations related to the early childhood industry in New Zealand and overseas.
Childcare Information Exchange
For over 30 years, Exchange has promoted the exchange of ideas among leaders in early childhood programs worldwide through its magazine, books, training products, training seminars, and international conferences.
CHILDforum is a New Zealand forum and website set up by Dr Sarah-Eve Farquhar. Sarah-Eve has a strong commitment to making a positive difference for children through research that helps to inform policy development and parenting and teaching practices. Sarah-Eve has five children, and she has been a teacher, teacher educator, and a University academic.
Early childhood information, products and ideas for parents & teachers.
Early Childhood Council - New Zealand
The Early Childhood Council (ECC) is the largest representative body of licensed early childhood centres in New Zealand. They also publish Swings and Roundabouts - a quarterly magazine with contributions from experts in the field of early childhood education.
ECRP (Early Childhood Research and Practice)
ECRP is a bilingual (English and Spanish) Internet journal on the development, care, and education of young children.
The New Zealand Education Gazette is the official magazine of the Ministry of Education. It is published under the authority of the Minister of Education, always on a Monday, every two (occasionally three) weeks, excluding January.
A search engine especially for academic searches. You can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
Instructor Magazine from Scholastic
An online magazine from Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company. Six issues per year filled with practical, fun, teacher-tested ideas for the classroom.
Kindercare Learning Centres
Kindercare Learning Centres founded New Zealand Tertiary College in 1982. Today, Kindercare is one of the premium childcare providers for the 0-5 age group, with centres New Zealand-wide.
Ministry of Education - New Zealand
The Ministry of Education is the government's lead advisor on the New Zealand education system.
National Association for the Education of Young Children
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the world's largest organisation dedicated to improving the
well-being of all young children.
New Zealand Council for Educational Research
NZCER is an independent educational research organisation conducting research and providing research-based knowledge, advice, products, and services to everyone with an interest in education.
New Zealand Qualifications Authority
The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) seeks to ensure that New Zealand qualifications are accepted as credible and robust, nationally and internationally.
Student Information New Zealand is an online resource for New Zealand students, provide information on many facets of student life in NZ including flatting, job search, career information, bank accounts, banking services, textbooks and student discounts.
Student loans and allowances (StudyLink)
StudyLink is a service of New Zealand's Ministry of Social Development, responsible for student finances and other study-related information.