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New logos promote services' ratings

Thursday 20 October, 2016

For the first time, education and care services and providers can access a series of logos to promote their overall rating.

ACECQA Board extends recognition as an equivalent early childhood teacher

Friday 7 October, 2016

The ACECQA Board has agreed to extend a transitional measure that will allow educators to be recognised as equivalent to an early childhood teacher until the end of 2019.

Announcement of ACECQA CEO departure

Wednesday 24 August, 2016

The Acting Chair of the ACECQA Board, Judy Hebblethwaite announced today that ACECQA’s inaugural CEO, Karen Curtis has advised the Board that she will not seek re-appointment when her current appointment concludes at the end of the year.

Reassessment data showing continuous improvement in Australia's education and care services

Thursday 11 August, 2016

The latest NQF Snapshot shows Australia's education and care sector continues to grow and ongoing improvement is taking place under the National Quality Standard.

ACECQA operational data made publicly available

Monday 1 August, 2016

As part of our commitment to openness and transparency, we have made information publicly available about a number of our operational functions. 

Analysing Quality Area 2 - Children's Health and Safety

Thursday 16 June, 2016

The second in our series of occasional papers analyses one of the most challenging quality areas.

ACECQA makes submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into the National Education Evidence Base

Friday 27 May, 2016

ACECQA has made a submission to the inquiry into the national approach to collecting and using data for early childhood education and care and schools. 

New research examines quality in family day care

Friday 20 May, 2016

‘Perspectives on quality in Australian family day care’ examines the factors which influence the quality of a family day care service.

Assessment and rating data highlighting quality improvement in children’s education and care services

Wednesday 11 May, 2016

For the first time ACECQA's NQF Snapshot reports on changes in quality ratings for services which have been assessed more than once.

New ACECQA Board appointed

Friday 22 April, 2016

The new Board of the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) has been appointed.

The appointment introduces six new and six returning members to the Board, providing ACECQA with the benefit of continuity in experience and expertise, as well as new perspectives and approaches.

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