Story: Early childhood education and care

Early childhood education centres: university centre (2nd of 5)

Early childhood education centres: university centre

In the 1970s early childhood education centres were opened at tertiary institutions. They catered for the children of staff and students. These children are participating in the University of Canterbury centre's fundraising trike-a-thon in 1979. In 2011 there were three centres at the university.

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Private collection, Roberts family
Photograph by Nigel Roberts

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How to cite this page:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Early childhood education and care - New developments, 1970s to 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/32090/early-childhood-education-centres-university-centre (accessed 18 October 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 20 Jun 2012