1. Pursuant to Regulation 41(3) of the Education (Early Childhood Services) Regulations 2008, the Secretary for Education gives notice that the Licensing Criteria for Early Childhood Education and Care Centres 2008 were amended on 3 June 2021 and 10 July 2021.
2. The amended criteria have been prescribed by the Minister of Education in accordance with Regulation 41(1) of the Education (Early Childhood Services) Regulations 2008 for the purpose of assessing compliance with the minimum standards set out in the above-mentioned Regulations.
3. Criterion HS24 and PF12 come into effect on 31 August 2021. Criterion GMA6 and GMA8 come into effect on 1 January 2022.
4. Printable copies of the above-mentioned criteria are available from the Ministry of Education website: www.education.govt.nz.
Dated at Wellington this 27th day of August 2021.
IONA HOLSTED, Te Tumu Whakarae mō te Mātauranga | Secretary for Education, Ministry of Education.