Proposal to expire Early Childhood Education (ECE) and Pacific Island Early Childhood Education (PIECE) unit standards

Closed 30 Nov 2018

NZQA National Qualifications Services (NQS) invites feedback on the review and proposed expiry of the following fifteen (15) Level 5 and 6 Early Childhood Education (ECE) unit standards, and thirty-eight (38) Level 3-7 Pacific Islands Early Childhood Education (PIECE) unit standards. The proposed last date for assessment to take place is likely to be 31 December 2020.

Subfield Domain ID
Early Childhood Education and Care (ECE)
[15 standards]
Early Childhood: Educational Theory and Practice 9306, 9308, 9312, 9314, 9325, 10028, 10029, 26710 
Early Childhood: Family, Whānau, Community, and Society 9331, 9332, 9337 
Early Childhood: Professional Practice 9293, 9297, 10033, 26714 
Pacific Islands Early Childhood Education (PIECE)
[38 Standards]
Pacific Early Childhood Education: Curriculum 18780-18785, 18789, 18792, 26353-26355, 26694-26697, 26747  
Pacific Early Childhood Education: Family 18797, 18798 
Pacific Early Childhood Education: Management 18800, 18803-18806, 26698 
Pacific Early Childhood Education: Professional Development 18794, 18795 
Pacific Island Early Childhood Education: Cultural Support 23412-23423 

We are particularly interested in whether there is an ongoing need to justify keeping any of the Level 3 and 4 PIECE Cultural Support unit standards 23412 – 23423.

Read more on the ECE and PIECE unit standards review page.

Feedback and contact

Please send any comments and/or feedback on this proposal to expire ECE and PIECE unit standards to by Friday, 7 December 2018. Thank you for your help.

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