Administrator's Big Day Out 2019

Professional development (PD) Auckland, Manawatu/Whanganui, Wellington, Canterbury, Southland

Posted: 17 June 2019
Notice reference #: 1H9vC_

In its eighth year, this popular, must attend, annual event for administrators will get you up to date with the essential and latest information relevant to carrying out the administrator role in an ECE centre. Includes all you need to know about the ECE Funding Handbook, as well current regulation, compliance and sector issues.

Seminar Content

Funding Rules and Claims 

A review of the important sections of the current ECE Funding Handbook

  • Funding eligibility
  • 20 Hours ECE  attestations and optional charges, fees, and donations
  • Absence rules 
  • Enrolment and attendance records – including paper-based and electronic
  • Staff hour count, qualification requirements and attestation of teacher salaries
  • Record keeping requirements
  • Financial reporting requirements
  • Preparing for a funding audit – including common errors and discussion about recent audits
  • Discussion about various MoE ‘interpretations’ of the rules 

Meeting Employment Obligations

  • Safety Checking of Children’s Workers – Vulnerable Children’s Act 2014
  • Employment Agreements – permanent, casual and fixed-term
  • Annual, sick and bereavement leave, public holidays and domestic violence leave
  • Rest and meal breaks – managing both the new law and your rosters
  • Probationary periods and trial periods – including useful clauses to include in your employment agreements
  • Employing migrant workers.

Budget 2019

  • Where to now for the ECE sector?

Regulation and compliance

  • Cohort School Entry amendments
  • Plus any new rules, regulations, and legislation that comes up between now and the seminar!

Stress-free Parent Fee Collection

  • Fee policies
  • Billing and collection
  • Debt recovery

Record Keeping

  • What to keep and how long to keep it
  • Privacy considerations.

Events summary


09 August 2019 – 09 August 2019


13 August 2019 – 13 August 2019


14 August 2019 – 14 August 2019


19 August 2019 – 19 August 2019


27 August 2019 – 27 August 2019

Further information

Contact: Sue Kurtovich

 (021) 117 8981