New Zealand Kindergartens inc

Kindergartens – first choice early childhood education service.

Congratulations to the Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards Finalists

New Zealand Kindergartens congratulates the eleven finalists announced for the Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards 2015.

Three early childhood education services were acknowledged as finalists in three categories, with Mangere Bridge Kindergarten a finalist in two categories:

  • Barnados KidStart Childcare, Hastings – Excellence in Engaging
  • Mangere Bridge Kindergarten, Auckland Kindergarten Association, Auckland - Excellence in Leading and Focus Prize
  • Anchorage Park Kindergarten with Anchorage Park Primary School, Auckland – Focus Prize

This is the second year of the annual awards. The awards acknowledge excellence in teaching and learning, engaging, leadership and a special category announced annually called the Focus Prize. This year’s focus was “Learner-led Pathways from early childhood to schooling”.

New Zealand Kindergarten Chief Executive, Clare Wells, was a member of the education expert panel that reviewed and chose the finalists this year.

Read the media release here.

For more information about the Education Excellence Awards click here.

For more information about New Zealand Kindergartens, click here .

For further comment: Please contact NZK Chief Executive Clare Wells 0272 955 044


New Zealand Kindergartens Inc

Level 1, 32 The Terrace,
P.O. Box 3058, Wellington
Phone: 04 471-0775

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