Early childhood education
- Early learning
- About early learning services
- Benefits of early learning services
- Different kinds of early learning services
- 20 Hours ECE
Your baby has an amazing brain, and starts learning right from birth. You are your child’s first and most important teacher and you help their brain grow through play and early learning.
Early learning services provide education and care for children before they are old enough to go to primary school. This section looks at:
There are all sorts of early learning services and kōhanga reo available in New Zealand.
The government subsidises early childhood education (ECE) and kōhanga reo for every child up to the age of 5 living in New Zealand.