Dream Education Programme

Is my child eligible?

The Dream Education programme is available to all Families with a Nanny caring for any little ones under the age of five in Auckland.

If you already have a Nanny and wish to join the fun give us a call and we can look at options to sign your Family and Nanny up.

Your home will need to meet a few ministry requirements too. Some examples of these include providing a fully-fenced outdoor play area, having a first-aid kit available, securing all heavy furniture, and ensuring all chemicals and medicines are locked away.

Benefits

For your Tamariki

As part of the Dream Education Programme your tamariki individual learning and development will be recognised and nurtured by both your Nanny and your Visiting Teacher. Together your Nanny and Visiting Teacher will encourage your child to learn through play to reach their full potential.

For you as Parents

  • Your Nanny will give you daily feedback by using our online educational tool and in your child’s daily diary ensuring constant peace of mind
  • A qualified early childhood teacher will support your Nanny on a one to one basis, visiting your home and ensuring that your child’s individual development is paramount
  • Access to 20 ECE and WINZ subsidies

For your Nanny

  • Personal support from a qualified Visiting Teacher
  • Access to playgroups, outings, nature play and more
  • Friendships with a wide network of other Nannies
  • Professional development opportunities

Meet our Visiting Teachers

We use Educa, an Online Portfolio

Dream Education Programme whānau can keep track of their children’s learning via Educa, a secure app that can be downloaded onto any iPhone or Android device.

The app holds a portfolio of your tamariki’s monthly learning stories and in-depth reports that are shared by your Nanny and Visiting Teacher.

Everything that is added to Educa, including photos, videos and stories, can be downloaded and printed. You can choose to connect other whānau members to your Educa account too so that nobody misses out on important milestones reached, or the fun activities and learning opportunities your children experience!

Education Review Office (ERO)

The Dream Education Programme is licensed by the New Zealand Ministry of Education. We pride ourselves in our commitment to providing a quality educational programme to your child. Feel free to have a look at our recent ERO reports here.

Te Whariki

Funded by the Ministry of Education, the programme weaves together the principles and strands of Te Whāriki to create a holistic, tamariki-centred local curriculum to suit your little ones. A monthly visit from one of our qualified and registered Visiting Teachers, and regular activities are just a couple of ways we make this happen.

The programme is designed to keep learning fun and can be adapted to your whānau’s needs as we believe your home and local community are an integral part of your little one’s development.