The National Quality Framework raises quality and drives continuous improvement and consistency in Australian education and care services.Established in 2012, the NQF applies to most long day care, family day care, preschool/kindergarten and outside schools hours care services.
As an educator or service provider, you will find this section contains detailed information on the National Quality Framework, its implementation and how it applies to you.
Our Families section outlines how quality education and care is vital to your child’s development and explains what the National Quality Framework means for you.It provides practical information so you know what to look for, what questions to ask and where to find answers.
A regulatory authority in each state and territory regulates and assesses children’s education and care services. In this section regulatory authority staff will find information and resources to support their work.
The number of children’s education and care services to receive a quality rating has increased by 63 per cent over the past 12 months, according to the latest National Quality Framework (NQF) report released today.
A new, family friendly resource is now available to help new parents give their child the best possible start in life by understanding the importance of early childhood development.
Education and care services have reported a small reduction in the level of administrative burden or paperwork experienced during the second year of the NQF.
More than half of Australia’s children’s education and care services have received a quality rating according to the latest National Quality Framework (NQF) Snapshot released today.
ACECQA’s key achievements and functions over the past year are highlighted in the ACECQA 2013-14 Annual Report.
Amendments to the Education and Care Services Regulations(WA) came into effect on Monday 1 December 2014.
The sector, families and the community are encouraged to have their say on the ongoing Review of the National Partnership Agreement on the National Quality Agenda for Early Childhood Education and Care (2014 Review).
The number of children’s education and care services to receive a quality rating has nearly doubled over the past 12 months, according to the latest National Quality Framework (NQF) report.
AIS Caretaker’s Cottage Child Care Centre in Bruce, ACT has been awarded the Excellent rating from the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).
Scotch College Early Learning Centre (ELC) in South Australia has been awarded the Excellent rating by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).