Expression of Interest

What is the KidsCan ECE programme objective?
To ensure that children under the age of 5, where food, clothing and head lice is a barrier to sustained participation at ECE, attend ECE, have sustained participation and therefore are school ready when they reach 5 years of age through the provision of the KidsCan ECE Programme.

What does the KidsCan ECE programme provide?
The following programmes are provided to all children aged 2 years + in KidsCan partnered ECE centres: 
1. Food programme - fresh food provided five days per week
2. Clothing programme - shoes, socks and raincoats
3. Health programme - head lice treatment

What is the selection criteria? (Subject to review)
Please note: The selection criteria does not give your ECE centre automatic acceptance but presents a guide for your knowledge. 
1. Holding a category equity index 1-4
2. Having a community-based authority
3. Assessment of educational review office (ERO) report
4. Targeted regional approach catchment area

How often are new ECE centres selected?
KidsCan started the ECE programme with 25 pilot ECE centres in October 2018. An additional 37 pre-selected ECE centres will be onboarded early 2020. KidsCan's goal is to source sustainable funding to reach and support 100 ECE centres by 2021. 

Survey Details:
It is important that the appropriate management (signing authority) are fully aware of applications to KidsCan. Please ensure this is confirmed before you proceed.
There are only 13 questions and should take you no longer than 15 minutes to complete. Your answers will help us develop a plan as to how KidsCan will expand our Early Childhood Programme and reach even more children. We thank you for your time. 

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* 1. Please provide all of the following information

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* 2. NZ Region

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* 3. Please complete the following staff details

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* 4. Is your signing authority representative aware this application is being submitted?

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* 5. What is your centres daily roll?  Please complete for each day.

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* 6. How many children are enrolled in your ECE centre? (Total roll)

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* 7. How many children is your ECE centre licensed for? (So we have an understanding of potential growth)

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* 8. Who currently provides the food for children at your ECE Centre?

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* 9. Tell us about your community and any challenges faced by your children due to material hardship.

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* 10. What people/services/groups currently provide support to your ECE Centre to assist with children’s wellbeing?

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* 11. What percentage of children in your centre need support in the following areas, due to material hardship:

  0% roll 25% roll 50% roll 75% roll 100% roll
Food
Shoes
Raincoats
Head Lice Treatment

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* 12. What specific areas are you interested in seeking support from KidsCan in?

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* 13. Does your ECE Centre currently have:

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* 14. Does your ECE Centre have ability to acquire extra resources to deliver a food programme? i.e extra fridge space, preparation and serving equipment, food storage cupboards/shelving. 

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* 15. Does your ECE Centre currently have:

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* 16. Would your ECE Centre have staffing or community support to deliver a food programme?

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* 17. Would you be happy to be contacted by KidsCan to assist with media articles focusing on the needs you see in your community and your reasons for applying with KidsCan? This can be anonymous and your answer will not affect your eligibility in any way.

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* 18. Is there anything else you would like to tell us as to why you are seeking KidsCan's support?

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