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ECEC quality ratings edge higher despite slowdown in A&R visits and spike in waivers

The percentage of early childhood education and care (ECEC) services rated as meeting or exceeding the National Quality Standard has edged to a new record despite a significant reduction in Regulatory Authority quality focused visits and a jump in staffing waivers granted in the first quarter of 2022 according to the latest Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority’s NQF Snapshot.

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by Jason Roberts

Supporting the professional practice of educators - insights from Excellent services

The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) has shared the stories of four service providers rated as Excellent in the National Quality Standard (NQS), and provided advice and support for education and care services to continue to find innovative ways to support the development of educators in their professional practice.

3 months

by Freya Lucas

Approved learning frameworks update reaches Stage 3 of process with pilot roll out

Education Ministers have commissioned an update of the two national approved learning frameworks (ALFs), as signalled in ACECQA’s recent News Item on the project’s third stage. 

3 months

by Freya Lucas

NSW Regulatory authority updates information on staff ratios and adequate supervision

The New South Wales Department of Education, which serves as the NSW Regulatory Authority, has revised the information on its website as it relates to staff ratios and adequate supervision.

3 months

by Freya Lucas

Excellent news for Essex Heights Juniors ELC with newly minted ACECQA rating

The team of educators and leaders at Essex Heights Juniors Early Learning Centre (EHJELC) finished off January on a high, learning that they had been successful in securing an Excellent rating from the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

3 months

by Freya Lucas

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