Te Whāriki is founded on the following aspirations for children:
To grow up as competent and confident learners and communicators, healthy in mind, body and spirit, secure in their sense of belonging and in the knowledge that they make a valued contribution to society.
The woven mat of Te Whāriki has four principles and five curriculum strands that weave a programme of learning for children. Learning outcomes have been developed for each goal in each of the strands, forming an integrated foundation for every child’s development.
Choosing the best early childhood education provider for your child is an important decision, one that sets them up for their school years and beyond. Kindergartens are not for profit and community focused, and encourage whanau to be involved in their children’s learning as much as possible.Read More...