Administrator's Big Day Out 2021

Professional development (PD) Bay of Plenty, Hawke's Bay, Wellington, Canterbury

Posted: 30 June 2021
Notice reference #: 1HAMhJ

In its 10th 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.

For full details of all 9 locations and dates throughout New Zealand in the month of August follow the website link.

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.

New pay parity funding

  • Overview of the changes to the funding system 1 January 2022
  • Guidance around 'opting in' 
  • Budget and cashflow implications.

New regulatory and compliance issues

  • Holidays Act amendments
  • Employment issues
  • Changes to ERO reviews - Quality Framework for Evaluation and Improvement
  • Any other topical compliance issues. 

Events summary


18 August 2021 – 18 August 2021


20 August 2021 – 20 August 2021

Hawke's Bay

24 August 2021 – 24 August 2021

Bay of Plenty

26 August 2021 – 26 August 2021

Further information

Contact: Sue Kurtovich

 (021) 117 8981