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Excellent rating awarded to first long day care service in South Australia

Monday 15 September, 2014

Mission Australia Early Learning Services in Elizabeth Vale is the first long day care service in South Australia to be awarded the Excellent rating from the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

ACECQA responds to Productivity Commission’s draft report

Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Submissions in response to the Productivity Commission’s draft report on the inquiry into future options for childcare and early childhood learning closed last week and ACECQA took the opportunity to respond.

ACECQA awards ACT’S first NQF Excellent rating for early learning centre

Friday 5 September, 2014

Canberra Girls Grammar School Early Learning Centre (ELC) is the first children’s education and care service in the Australian Capital Territory to be awarded the Excellent rating from the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

Children’s services continue to meet and exceed higher standards

Thursday 7 August, 2014

Almost 62 per cent of assessed children’s education and care services are Meeting or Exceeding the National Quality Standard (NQS), according to the latest National Quality Framework (NQF) report.

ACECQA welcomes Productivity Commission draft report

Tuesday 22 July, 2014

ACECQA’s Chair, Rachel Hunter, has welcomed today’s release of the Productivity Commission’s draft report on Childcare and Early Childhood Learning and its finding that there is broad support for the National Quality Framework (NQF). 

Excellent rating awarded to Wesley College Early Childhood Learning Centre

Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Wesley College Early Childhood Learning Centre (Glen Waverley campus) in Victoria has been awarded the Excellent rating by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

UWA Early Learning Centre achieves first for Western Australia with Excellent rating

Tuesday 24 June, 2014

The University of Western Australia Early Learning Centre has achieved a first for WA and has been awarded an Excellent rating by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

First Excellent rating for Victoria awarded to CPS Children's Centre

Thursday 19 June, 2014

Children’s Protection Society (CPS) Children’s Centre in Heidelberg West is the first children’s education and care service in Victoria to receive the Excellent rating from the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

The announcement and presentation of the official Excellent Rating Certificate and award took place at a special event with the Minister for Children and Early Childhood Development, The Hon. Wendy Lovell MLC and ACECQA Deputy Chair Collette Tayler on 19 June 2014.

Excellent rating awarded to Kindamindi Pre-School

Friday 6 June, 2014

Kindamindi Pre-School in Inverell has been awarded the Excellent rating from the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

The pre-school has demonstrated a wide range of outstanding practices and programs to improve outcomes for children and families, including a strong commitment to its Indigenous children and families.

Amendments to the National Regulations are now in effect

Wednesday 4 June, 2014

States and territories will start to benefit from the changes to the Education and Care Services National Regulations (National Regulations), which came into effect on 1 June 2014 (except in Western Australia).

The amendments agreed to by state and territory ministers and the Australian Government will help providers, educators and regulatory authorities by streamlining processes, reducing paperwork and administration and providing greater flexibility.


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