Some 17,000 qualified early learning childhood education (ECE) teachers will have their pay boosted thanks to $151.1 million in Budget 2020 as part of a $320.8 million investment in early learning. The new 100% funding band is set at a level which is expected to encourage more teacher-led centres to operate with a fully qualified and certificated workforce. Benefit more children, as teacher-led centres comprise 82% of all enrolments. Critics have said the Government has been too focused on primary and secondary teachers' pay to notice what's going on in early childcare. It also aligns with Action 3.1 in the Early Learning Action Plan (part of the Cabinet agreed Education Work Programme), which recommends incentivising for 100 percent and regulating for 80 percent qualified teachers in teacher-led centres, leading to regulation for 100 percent. environment: "live", This Annex is particularly useful if you want to find the total new expenditure for each Vote funded through Budget 2020, such as Health or Education. Budget 2020 has also been released on the Budget website: https://budget.govt.nz. "Home-based early childhood education has been the fastest growing part of the early learning sector. This reflects the Government’s commitment to quality early learning, and will: The 100% funding band aligns with a Government commitment from the 2017 Speech from the Throne to fund Early Childhood Education (ECE) centres to employ qualified and certificated teachers. But getting there wasn't a smooth ride, with up to 50,000 primary and high school teachers protesting against their pay in May 2019 - considered to be the largest industrial action New Zealand has ever seen. But he said he acknowledges that "fully closing the gap" between education and care services and kindergartens "will be a challenge to be addressed over a number of Budgets". This will enable education providers … No, non-contact time will not count. This creates a distinct price differential for centres using 80-99% certificated teachers and centres with 100% qualified and certificated teachers. That boost will be provided thanks to a 2.3 percent increase in education and care services' subsidy rates from the Government - a $151 million boost over four years. "Our $320.8 million investment in early learning in this year's Budget supports the move to higher quality early learning that prioritises the learning, wellbeing and identity of every child.". The current funding rules will continue to apply, just with a 100% threshold. 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