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Your Quality Improvement Plan

  • Suggested Questions for reviewing your QIP | PDF download
  • Queensland Regulatory Authority’s podcast on QIPs and Self Assessment | 

Additional NQF resources

5 June 2012 | Professional Support Co-ordinator’s Alliance NQF Fact Sheets and Newsletter


22 November 2011 | Changes in ECE Timeline

A summary and timeline of all the Changes in ECEC need to be made can be found here.


22 November 2011 | NQF In a Nutshell information sheet

NQF In a Nutshell: What the National Quality Framework means for YOUR service. Information for Community-based Management Committees


25 August 2011 | New DEEWR Information Sheet on the Assessment and Rating process

DEEWR have released a new information sheet on the Assessment and Rating process which includes information about timelines. For more information visit their website.


25 August 2011 | Framework for School Aged Care

The finalised My Time, Our Place - Framework for School Age Care in Australia has been released. It extends the principles, practice and outcomes to accommodate the contexts and age range of the children and young people who attend school age care settings.


25 August 2011 | Progress on the NQF

An update on the National Quality Framework including the draft National Regulations is now available from DEEWR.


27 May 2011 | Revised Draft National Regulations

A revised exposure draft of the National Regulations is now available. This version includes Schedule 8, as well as minor revisions to Part 17 and Schedule 4. Schedule 8 contains transitional provisions.


25 May 2011 | DEEWR's NQF Information Sheets


11 March 2011 | Education and Care Services National Regulations DRAFT

DEEWR have now released the draft Education and Care Services National Regulations. These regulations will replace the existing Children's Sevices Regulation 2004 and all services are urged to comment on these regulations at ECECQuality@deewr.gov.au Submissions are required by industry by Thursday 14 April 2011.


18 January 2011 | Information Paper on the Education and Care Services National Law and the proposed National Regulations

This DEEWR information paper provides an explanation of the National Law and the proposed content of the National Regulations, ahead of the release of the National Regulations in late February.


17 December 2010 | National Quality Framework Sessions audio

Community Child Care has recorded one of the National Quality Framework Sessions and placed it online. For those who were unable to attend the meeting, Community Child Care has provided audio recordings of the proceedings.


15 December 2010 | Educators Belonging, Being & Becoming: The Educators’ Guide

The Educators Belonging, Being & Becoming: The Educators’ Guide to the Early Years Learning Framework for Australia has been released.


8 December 2010 | NQF Information Sessions FAQs

Frequently asked questions from the Community Child Care NQF Information Sessions


1 December 2010 | Draft NQF Assessment and Rating Documentation

Draft NQF Assessment and Rating Documentation can be found on the DEEWR website:

  • The Draft Assessment and Ratings Instrument | PDF download
  • Draft Guide to the National Quality Standard | PDF download
  • Draft Self Assessment and Quality Improvement Planning Document | PDF download

Changes in ECEC

In July 2010, Community Child Care produced a special "Change" edition of Rattler. This page provides more information on the topics covered in this special edition. Did you miss out on a copy of Rattler 94? Members can download the issue now.


National Quality Framework

See ‘Putting You in the Picture’ Page 6, Rattler Winter 2010 Where did the change come from? National Partnership Agreement on the National Quality Agenda for Early Childhood Education and Care


Keep them Safe

See 'Below the Threshold' Page 42, Rattler Winter 2010 Where did the change come from? Special Commission of Inquiry into Child Protection Services in New South Wales


Qualifications

See 'Time to Teach' Page 18, Rattler Winter 2010 Where did the change come from? National Partnership Agreement on the National Quality Agenda for Early Childhood Education and Care


Ratios

See 'Why Ratios Count' Page 46, Rattler Winter 2010 Where did the change come from? National Partnership Agreement on the National Quality Agenda for Early Childhood Education and Care


Universal Accesss

See 'Universal Access' Page 26, Rattler Winter 2010 Where did the change come from?


Modern Awards

See 'Modern Awards' Page 50, Rattler Winter 2010 Where did the change come from? Fair Work Act 2009


Early Years Learning Framework

See 'Early Years Learning Framework' Page 32, Rattler Winter 2010 Where did the change come from? National Partnership Agreement on the National Quality Agenda for Early Childhood Education and Care


Other Changes

See 'Other Changes' Page 23, Rattler Winter 2010