Story: Workforce composition

Pre-school teachers

Pre-school teachers

Education, especially at pre-school level, is a fast-growing sector of the workforce. Early childhood workers have a range of skills and qualifications. Here, at the Alexandra kindergarten in Central Otago, the staff include (from left) special-needs teacher Cathy Jackson, head teacher Jan Johnson, teacher Andrea Saunders and third-year student teacher Sharon McGlade from the University of Canterbury.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 22 August 2008, p. 11
Photograph by Diane Brown

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Paul Callister and Robert Didham, 'Workforce composition - Changing industries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 September 2020)

Story by Paul Callister and Robert Didham, published 11 Mar 2010