Story: Early childhood education and care

Kindergarten teacher training

Kindergarten teacher training

These trainee kindergarten teachers are working with children at a training college model school in Dunedin in 1910. Kindergarten associations ran two-year teacher-training programmes. The government funded teacher training after the Second World War. From 1973 training happened within teachers' colleges. In the 2000s early childhood education teachers were trained at universities, polytechnics, institutes of technology and private institutions.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: Otago Witness, 24 August 1910

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Early childhood education and care - Government support, 1940s to 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/32079/kindergarten-teacher-training (accessed 23 November 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 20 Jun 2012