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Using self-assessment to enhance the A&R experience - advice from NSW

The New South Wales Department of Education has developed a self-assessment working document to support services to engage in continuous improvement on an ongoing basis and also prepare for assessment and rating (A&R).

1 month

by Freya Lucas

Updated Guide to the National Quality Framework has been released

An updated version of the Guide to the National Quality Framework (NQF) has been released, containing updated guidance on the Exceeding rating, supporting the safe transportation of children and the $10 million public liability insurance minimum cover requirement.

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by Freya Lucas

ACECQA issues advice about managing First Aid qualifications during COVID-19

In light of COVID-19 related restrictions, the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) has released advice for training providers to consider adapting practices, including changing delivery modes, re-sequencing delivery of units or components of units, and delaying workplace practical assessments.

6 months

by Freya Lucas

OWNA offers a complete software solution to manage documentation struggles

Documentation is a vital part of the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector and the obligations behind ensuring documentation is both valuable and compliant is no small task. Significant documentation regulations must be met by ECEC settings across Australia and these regulations are in place to ensure the highest standards of education and care.

10 months

by Freya Lucas

New year, new updates - additional ECT regulation now in play, Guide to NQF updated

The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) has released updates that relate to the National Regulations around the much publicised new staffing arrangements for additional early childhood teachers (ECTs), which came into effect on 1 January 2020.

10 months

by Freya Lucas

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