Ownership: This service is not-for-profit and operated by a community trust, incorporated society or association
Ages of children: From infants to 5 or 6yrs
Education Review Office report: The last report was in 2015 and it was most positive
Ministry of Education Licence ID number: 25095
Qualified teaching staff: 80% or more of the teachers counted within the minimum ratio for the number of children hold a practising certificate recognised for teaching in NZ
Potiki Early Childhood Centre operates under the Taonga Education Centre Charitable Trust.
It is aiming to cut waste and produce no rubbish by 2040. For example, cloth nappies are now being used instead of disposable nappies and the number of rubbish bags the centre has been putting out is now halved. Read more in a newspaper article by clicking here.
My ECE Rating of this Service:
Three-Star Rating (3 out of 5)
Qualified Staff: This service has a higher proportion of qualified or trained teachers/ educators.
(Centres with 80% or more qualified teachers within the legal minimum staffing requirement. Home-based services and Playcentres on a higher funding rate for educator training).
Service Size: The service operates on a small and personal scale for children and families. It is what we call a 'boutique' early childhood service.
Education Review Office report: The latest ERO report for this service was a positive one (or ERO has yet to make a report available on this service).
Click here to read what features are rated and what this service can do to lift its current rating
Parents rating of service: Insufficient positive reviews from parents / caregivers