Kōrero: Early childhood education and care

Kindergarten changes: kindergarten protest (2 o 2)

Kindergarten changes: kindergarten protest

In the early 2000s the Auckland Kindergarten Association started to offer longer sessions at some of its kindergartens, instead of the traditional half-day sessions. Some parents were not happy with this change. In 2009 parents whose children attended the Northcote Kindergarten held protests when this change was proposed. Their protests were successful – the kindergarten still offered only half-day services in 2011, although 39 out of 107 kindergartens belonging to the association offered longer sessions.

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New Zealand Herald
Photograph by Steven McNicholl

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Early childhood education and care - New developments, 1970s to 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/32101/kindergarten-changes-kindergarten-protest (accessed 2 October 2023)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012