Child Matters speaks up for children.

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Child Protection Training

Child Matters is New Zealand’s specialist provider of child protection related training and professional development.  Child Matters provides training from introductory level half-day workshops through to a one-year NZQA accredited Diploma course. Click here to find out more…

 

 

Child Protection Policy

Children and professionals can be safeguarded and protected through the implementation of effective child protection policies and procedures. Child Matters offers a range of expert advisory services to help ensure your organisation’s child protection policy is robust enough to keep children and staff safe. Click here to read more...

 

Buddy Day

Buddy Day is a fun, high-profile event with a serious message…to raise awareness of the issue of child abuse in our community, and that it’s up to all of us to ensure the wellbeing of our children in New Zealand. Click here to be part of this unique event!

Workforce restrictions for children’s workforce

The Vulnerable Children's Act 2014, will prevent state sector agencies and government-funded service providers from hiring people with convictions for "specified offences" to work with children in some roles. Click here to read more...