Professional learning and development

The resources in this section support kaiako self-reflection, professional learning and development, and networking.

Kaiako are the key resource in any ECE service. Their primary responsibility is to facilitate children’s learning and development through thoughtful and intentional pedagogy. Kaiako need to engage in ongoing professional inquiry and learning that is founded on supporting children's learning.

Early learning services are invited to submit an expression of interest to join networks of inquiry and participate in free, nationwide PLD focusing on working with Te Whāriki, 2017. You can make contact with your local curriculum champion (facilitator) to discuss this further. See: Curriculum Champions.

Read Te Whāriki online
Read Te Whāriki online

Te Whāriki: He whāriki mātauranga mō ngā mokopuna o Aotearoa | Early childhood curriculum is the national curriculum document for early childhood education (ECE).

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This site is designed for you as you work with our tamariki. We will be adding more support resources and information. We would appreciate your feedback with any suggestions or ideas for further content.

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