Our current priorities and how we work

Early learning strategic plan

A new strategic plan is being developed for early learning that will set the high level direction and vision for the next ten years.

The Strategic Plan for Early Learning will set out a systematic and stepped approach to developing and strengthening the early learning sector, to meet the needs of all children and their families and whānau.

Read more about the plan

Review of home-based early learning

A review of home-based early childhood education is also underway, to ensure that it delivers quality education and care for children.

Read more about the review

A website for parents

We have developed a website for parents, families, whānau (external link) and caregivers to provide them with answers to their education questions. They can also get information and tips to help them be involved in their children’s learning. The site features a section on early learning.

Other areas the Ministry focuses on:

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