Donna Eden

Donna Eden has been an early childhood education teacher for 20 years. She currently works with infants and toddlers and thinks we could all learn a lot from them - especially about speaking out when you don't agree.

Parents
Sep 12, 2017

A kindy teacher's guide to voting for your child's education

Donna Eden is a teacher with 20 years’ experience and a mother of two, currently working at a kindergarten in Wellington. Here she shares with parents her personal guide to voting for education, a topic close to our hearts at The Spinoff Parents.

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Parents
Jan 24, 2017

The first week of school - an early childhood educator shares her tips on helping your child to adjust

Next week is the beginning of the new school term and for many parents it also marks the beginning of a new era in the life of their child. Mum and kindergarten teacher Donna Eden has some words of encouragement for parents whose children are starting school.

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Parents
Nov 14, 2016

Cuddles and time: how to reassure small children after an earthquake

Early childhood teacher and mother of two Donna Eden shares her advice for keeping kids calm and comforted during the quakes.

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Parents
Oct 19, 2016

A teacher tells you what you need to know about bulk funding

When it was scrapped in 2000, teachers and parents thought they'd seen the last of bulk funding, the hugely unpopular scheme for funding schools. Now it might be back. Donna Eden, a teacher with 20 years’ experience and a mother of two, explains why that's a terrible idea.

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