Eastern Courier : November 26th 2014
www.stuff.co.nz EASTERN COURIER, NOVEMBER 26, 2014 17 Advertising feature Education & Training Schools • Training • Parenting view our latest editions online at www.manukaucourier.co.nz Pakuranga embraces Discoveries Educare When selecting an early childcare centre, one of your most important considerations should be finding a place where your child feels so welcome and included that they look forward to attending every day! Since opening four months ago, the roll at the custom-built Discoveries Educare centre in Highland Park has rapidly grown to 90 children, mainly thanks to positive referrals. Centre manager Fiona He believes the centre’s popularity is due to its well-rounded, holistic approach, with a focus on building a healthy mind and healthy body. She also acknowledges the efforts of her qualified and loving teachers in creating strong partnerships with parents to ensure positive learning outcomes for every child. The Pakuranga centre is one of eight Auckland centres in the Discoveries Educare Group, with four more opening soon. Discoveries kids receive the best possible start – with the best resources and unique policies such as a freshly cooked vegetarian menu, designed to nurture growth and development in a safe environment. While adhering to the Te Whariki early childhood curriculum, learning is also led by the children’s own interests. Pre-schoolers benefit from the Transition to School programme and all children learn how to stay safe in their community, with visits from local personalities such as firefighters, a police sergeant, a librarian and a dental nurse. Healthy start: The centre provides a freshly cooked vegetarian menu to nurture children from the inside out. The centre’s aim to provide quality care and education at affordable prices to support growth and learning. As such, it offers the Government’s 20 hours Free ECE scheme for three and four year olds, as well as an additional 10 hours free for children in the Transition to School programme. So what are you waiting for? Phone Discoveries Educare Highland Park on 535 1965 or 0800 EDUCARE. ❚ Parents are encouraged to come and experience the centre for themselves or visit www.discoverieseducare.co.nz for more information. ENROL NOW! NZQA approved. Student loans & allowances available. Popular centre: Since opening four months ago the roll at Discoveries Educare in Highland Park has rapidly grown to 90 children. Secure your future in a rewarding & respected profession STUDY CHINESE MEDICINE GAIN AN INTERNATIONAL QUALIFICATION OPEN DAY 29th November, 1- 4pm Free Treatments - Acupuncture New Patients only Learn about Chinese medicine Next start date for all courses 5th February 2015 Phone 09 9694328 to book for acupuncture treatment 321 Great South Road Greenlane, Auckland www.chinesemedicine.ac.nz LOVE WORKING WITH CHILDREN? With strong industry links our course has a clear focus on equipping you with relevant skills for the workplace. This programme will prepare you for work placement in an Early Childhood Centre or further study towards a degree. Q GetualiedIn One Year START YOUR NEW CAREER Today FOR MORE INFO PHONE: 0800 834 834 In just one year you will gain: • National Certificate in Early Childhood Education & Care (Level 5) • Certificate in Nanny Education • PLUS gain NCEA (Level 3) credits For more info txt ECE to 027 557 8839 A division of ATC New Zealand. (Est 1984). NZQA Accredited.
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