Publications

The Ministry of Education has a number of publications and resources for early childhood education leadership, management and administration and teaching and learning.

These publications and resources are available to order from Ministry of Education’s online resource catalogue Down the back of the chair or by phone 0800 660 662.

Official communications

Official communications providing information to the early childhood education sector:

  • Ministry of Education Circulars issued in 2009 for the early childhood education sector.
  • The Education Gazette is the official magazine of the Ministry of Education. The online version, New Zealand Education Gazette Online, covers a variety of news articles, notices and vacancies.  Update provides a monthly update to the early childhood education sector. 
  • New Zealand Legislation provides free public access to up-to-date information regarding regulations for the early childhood education sector. 

Online resources

There is a variety of online teaching, learning and management resources available on both the ECE Lead and ECE Educate websites which can be downloaded. 

Research and Statistics

Education Counts is the Ministry of Education’s website for statistical data, quantitative information and research about the education sector. The early childhood education section on Education Courts has a variety of publications that you can access and download.

Hard Copies of publications

There are a variety of early childhood education teaching and learning publications which can be found on ECE Lead and ECE Educate. Many of these can be downloaded but you can order hard copies of these publications through the Ministry of Education’s online resource catalogue Down the back of the chair or by phone 0800 660 662.


Last updated: 11 January 2012