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ACECQA’S Occasional Paper 4

Thursday 20 April, 2017

ACECQA has published its fourth occasional paper, analysing one of the most challenging areas of the National Quality Standard (NQS), Quality Area 3 – Physical environment. The NQS assesses the safety and suitability of the physical environment, as well as whether it offers a rich and diverse range of experiences that promote children’s learning and development.

Guidance materials for family day care sector

Monday 27 February, 2017

New resources are available for family day care educators, providers, nominated supervisors and coordinators.

Ministers agree to changes to the National Quality Framework

Monday 13 February, 2017

The Australian, state and territory education Ministers have agreed to changes to the National Quality Framework, following a review of the National Partnership Agreement on the National Quality Agenda for Early Childhood Education and Care. 

Assessment and rating data show continued quality improvement in children’s education and care sector

Thursday 9 February, 2017

More than 70 per cent of children’s education and care services have been rated at Meeting National Quality Standard (NQS) or above, according to new data released in the latest National Quality Framework Snapshot.

ACECQA Board appoints new CEO

Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Ms Gabrielle Sinclair will be appointed by the Board of the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) as the new ACECQA Chief Executive Officer.  

Minor amendments to National Regulations

Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Education and care providers can continue to decide who their certified supervisors are without needing a separate approval from the regulatory authority.

Board Chair and Deputy Chair announced

Friday 16 December, 2016

Ms Judy Hebblethwaite and Ms Catherine Hudson have been appointed as Chair and Deputy Chair, respectively, of the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority Board.

Finding a vocational education and training course that is right for you

Thursday 15 December, 2016

An important part of having a successful career in education and care is having the right qualifications. If you are choosing a qualification, make sure you have a good grasp of the vocational education and training sector.

ACECQA’s 2015-16 Annual Report published

Tuesday 6 December, 2016

ACECQA’s 2015-16 Annual Report  has been published in accordance with the Education and Care Services National Law.

Promoting consistency and efficiency under the National Quality Framework

Wednesday 30 November, 2016

The third in our series of occasional papers examines activities to promote consistency and efficiency in the implementation and administration of the National Quality Framework.

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