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Professional learning & development for teachers

The Childspace Institute is an educational organisation committed to improving Early Childhood Education provision and practices through early childhood education courses, workshops & conferences.

Our five early childhood centres in Wellington provide inspiration for our early education courses, resources and designs.

Our institute is set in a beautiful old home in Wellington, Aotearoa/NZ. You won’t find concrete grey, plastic chairs or fluorescent lights here.

Instead you will find a driveway full of stars, a playground full of nature, a kitchen full of food, office spaces full of action, a resource centre full of practical, quality resources, and a home full of love.

We have an extensive specialist early childhood library and Institute visitors are welcome to browse and borrow from this collection.

Our vision is that those who choose to come to Childspace for professional development & early education courses will be fully immersed in quality practices, equipment, programming and real examples.

The Childspace Institute is unique in its approach of facilitation by those teachers and managers who have first hand, up to date, applied knowledge and expertise.

Our Institute is a place where everyone is welcome to re-fuel with up to date knowledge and skills taught by people who understand the realities of early childhood education today.

Childspace ECE teacher services

Venue hire

Have you thought about taking your staff meetings or parent education off-site?

This incredible venue can accommodate up to twenty people. You will feel fully immersed in an environment that celebrates best practices for early childhood.

We can even organise catering for your group. Talk to us about venue hire prices and availability.

For more information please download a copy of our Venue hire information.

Study tours

Study tours occur year round and are individualised to the unique requirements of each participant’s professional and personal goals.

Registration Supervisor
Advice and Guidance Programme

Childspace have fully registered, experienced teachers who are able to support teachers through their registration, offering advice and guidance for provisionally registered teachers and signing them off as fully registered teachers at the end of the programme. Our registration supervisors lead with passion and have great knowledge of the field. They can also offer an outsiders view of how the teacher is achieving registration goals and keep on top of their progress! We offer an easy to use registration documentation process, where teachers are empowered to collect evidence and reflect on their own practice. The programme involves visits from your registration supervisor, formal observations of the teacher, written reports and face to face, email and phone contact with the registering teacher. Please contact lauren@childspace.nz or +64 (04) 461 7081 for more information about our study tours, venue hire & early childhood education courses.

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