Early learning support
- Choosing an early childhood education service
- Services and support available
- Special schools with ECE services
- Starting school
It's important to choose an early childhood education (ECE) service or Kōhanga Reo that supports your child so that they can be safe, nurtured and join in and learn alongside other children.
The Ministry of Education's learning support team provides an early intervention service for very young children who have learning support needs, and their families, whānau and caregivers. These services are available if your child regardless of whether your child attends an ECE service or Kōhanga Reo or not.