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Are New Zealand workplaces really mum-friendly?

We are very excited to announce the launch of an exciting new campaign – the 2018 PORSE Mum-friendly Workplace award - championing mums and the workplaces that support them. 

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Authentic Relationships

Natural Childcare comes from one-one-one, responsive relationships that provide children with consistency and a go-to person. Read More

Growing Little Minds at Home Provides the Best Start

Child Forum’s survey of early childhood educators working in centres and subsequent New Zealand Herald article, Childcare workers speak out again factory farming of children, has provided food for thought... Read More

Factory farming doesn’t need to be the norm for our ECE children

In a response to NZMEs article “childcare workers speak out against ‘factory farming’ of children” PORSE confirms that there are more natural options for parents than enrolling children into factory-like... Read More

Study from home for FREE!

Stepping up to tertiary study just became easier for thousands of students around the country, thanks to the Government’s fees-free policy. Read More

Are you eligible for fees-free tertiary study?

Today it was announced that you may be eligible to enrol in the PORSE New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education & Care (Level 4) for FREE! Read More

What is Natural Childcare?

Science has found that during the first 1,000 days of life, nurturing and loving relationships trigger positive connections in children’s brains. Read More

Tongue-tied

New mothers are often told, “breastfeeding is best”. However, sometimes the milk just doesn’t flow and more mothers believe that tongue-tie might be to blame. Read More

Keeping Safe Around Dogs

Research shows that having a dog is good for children as it increases their attentiveness, decreases anxiety and improves their emotional intelligence. Read More

Extend Your Learning with the New Level 4

Following a review by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA), 2018 will see the rollout of a streamlined range of new early childhood education qualification pathways that will be useful... Read More