Educare Wigram

ECE Service Category: Care and Education centre

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Ownership: This service is a privately operated business e.g. it is owned by a sole trader, partnership, company or private trust
Street or Road: 2 Carrs Road, Wigram
Location: Christchurch
Phone: 0800 4 EDUCARE
Ages of children: Licensed to care for children from infancy
Group / Centre Size: 51 or more children. This is a mega licensed early childhood centre. Check that small family-like group sizes are maintained, and not large classes. It is important for children's learning and emotional wellbeing to consistently have the same teachers everyday. No child should feel or be 'lost in the crowd'.
Qualified teaching staff: 80% to 100% of teaching staff are qualified teachers (according to funding claimed from the Ministry of Education, last updated beginning of 2020).
Shows Children that Men Can Teach and Care for Young Children Too: In 2019 the teaching team included one or more men. (Note that it is best to have gender balance with children being taught and cared for by both men and women)
Is this service HIGHLY Parent Rated?: THIS SERVICE CANNOT YET BE CLASSIFIED AS A HIGHLY RATED SERVICE. (To be so it needs to have a number of recent positive reviews - at least 5 positive if a small centre, or 10 if a mega-centre or a home-based service)
Entrant in the Hall of Excellence: Not yet
More Info on Hall of Excellence: Hall of Excellence

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COMPLIANCE warning: It has a clean record. It's licence was not downgraded by the Ministry of Education in 2019 or 2020 as far as we know (if you want to check on its history before 2019 go to more info below)
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Entrant in the Wall of Shame: NO. As far as is known there has not been a major reported incident of the standard or ethic of care falling below what society in general considers to be acceptable
More Info on Wall of Shame: Wall of Shame
Education Review Office report: The last report was in 2016 and it was most positive
Ministry of Education Licence ID number: 45380
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Worst preschool out
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On 10 Dec 2018, Mary wrote:

Worst preschool my child has ever been to. The Teacher's don't give the children attention like they should be. Every time I had gone in to pick up my child they would be upset and in tears and they teachers wouldn't be comforting my child. Left the preschool because of this, because seeing my child in that state is not very professional nor fair on the child. More like tortury than the "Nurtury"
Mary likes: nothing about this preschool.
Mary dislikes: everything
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