Clusters are the primary forum for centre-voice in Playcentre Aotearoa.
Each cluster is made up of between five and 20 Centres. Clusters will primarily focus on centre needs and centre issues and allow centres to discuss common issues–of a local or national nature.
Clusters are a space for centres to share where they are on their journey, give and receive help and support, and share information.
Their purpose is to enable engagement with the wider organisation
It is recommended that clusters meet:
This includes information on what is a cluster, the three tier governance model, how to run a cluster meeting, Agenda template, Minute template.
“Our cluster meetings have been “a great way to make the new members aware of what’s happening outside our Playcentre, both at other centres and in governance. It was a fabulous opportunity to showcase our centre and have feedback and suggestions from other centres. The whole experience brought our members together and created a sense of belonging and ownership of our Playcentre as a team”.