The National Quality Framework raises quality and drives continuous improvement and consistency in Australian education and care services.Established in 2012, the NQF applies to most long day care, family day care, preschool/kindergarten and outside schools hours care services.
As an educator or service provider, you will find this section contains detailed information on the National Quality Framework, its implementation and how it applies to you.
Starting Blocks is our new, family friendly resource to give parents information about early childhood education and care to help them make the best choice for their child and family. Visit the Starting Blocks website for more information.
A regulatory authority in each state and territory regulates and assesses children’s education and care services. In this section regulatory authority staff will find information and resources to support their work.
Welcome to ACECQA’s first series of eLearning podcasts, presented by National Education Leader Rhonda Livingstone. This audio and video resource supports educators and providers in their quality improvement journey.
Download and watch the new episodes on documenting children’s learning and development in education and care services.
Transcript Podcast 1 available TOP
Transcript Podcast 2 available TOP
Transcript Podcast 3 available
Transcript Podcast 4 available TOP
Contact the Professional Support Coordinator in your state and territory