Ratings review panel decisions

Under the National Law, ACECQA is responsible for administering applications from approved providers for second tier reviews of rating levels.

Second tier review decisions are made by a panel of three experts drawn from ACECQA’s ratings review panel pool. Summaries of the decisions that have been made to date are available below:

STR0106  

Decision: Approved Provider and NSW Department of Education [2023] ACECQA RRP STR0106 (4 December 2023)

Catchword summary: Exceeding themes – Exceeding NQS – Meeting NQS - critical reflection – evidence – embedded practice – engagement – informed practice

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 6Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0105  

Decision: Approved Provider and NSW Department of Education [2023] ACECQA RRP STR0105 (28 November 2023)

Catchword summary: Exceeding themes – Exceeding NQS – critical reflection – evidence – embedded practice – engagement – informed practice – use of evidence to support multiple areas – service management

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
1.2Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
1.3Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
Quality Area 6Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
6.1Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
6.2Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
7.1Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
STR0104  

Decision: Approved Provider and NSW Department of Education [2023] ACECQA RRP STR0104 (20 November 2023)

Catchword summary: Standard 2.1 – evidence – not met – healthy eating – physical activity – mealtimes – children’s agency

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 2.1.3Not MetNot Met
STR0103  

Decision: Approved Provider and Queensland Department of Education [2023] ACECQA RRP STR0103 (21 November 2023)

Catchword summary: Evidence – exceeding – children – families – educator – leader – educational leader – management – decision – quality – compliance – non-compliance – practice – reflection – critical reflection – meaningful engagement

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 2.1.2Not MetNot Met
2.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 2.2.1Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 6Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 7Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
7.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 7.1.2Not MetNot Met
Element 7.1.3Not MetNot Met
STR0102  

Decision: Approved Provider and NSW Department of Education [2023] ACECQA RRP STR0102 (24 October 2023)

Catchword summary: Significant Improvement Required – evidence – not met – interactions – supervision – agency – inclusion – wellbeing – dignity and rights - compliance – breach – access – show cause – risk – Working Towards NQS

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 1.1.2Not MetNot Met
Element 1.1.3Not MetNot Met
1.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 1.2.1Not MetNot Met
Element 1.2.3Not MetNot Met
1.3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 1.3.1Not MetNot Met
Element 1.3.2Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 2.1.2Not MetNot Met
2.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 2.2.1Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
3.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 3.2.1Not MetNot Met
Element 3.2.3Not MetNot Met
Element 7.1.3Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 4Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
4.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 4.1.1Not MetNot Met
4.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 4.2.2Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 5Significant Improvement 
Required
Significant Improvement 
Required
5.1Significant Improvement 
Required
Significant Improvement 
Required
Element 5.1.1Not MetNot Met
Element 5.1.2Not MetNot Met
5.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 5.2.1Not MetNot Met
Element 5.2.2Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 6Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
6.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 6.1.1Not MetNot Met
6.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 6.2.2Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 7Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
7.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 7.1.1Not MetNot Met
Element 7.1.2Not MetNot Met
7.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 7.2.1Not MetNot Met
Element 7.2.2Not MetNot Met
Element 7.2.3Not MetNot Met
STR0101  

Decision: Approved Provider and NSW Department of Education [2023] ACECQA RRP STR0101 (19 October 2023)

Catchword summary: Significant Improvement Required – policies and procedures – risk management – risk assessment – self-assessment – compliance – roles and responsibilities

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 2Significant Improvement 
Required
Significant Improvement 
Required
2.1Significant Improvement 
Required
Significant Improvement 
Required
Element 2.1.2Not MetNot Met
2.2Significant Improvement 
Required
Significant Improvement 
Required
Element 2.2.1Not MetNot Met
Element 2.2.2Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 7Significant Improvement 
Required
Significant Improvement 
Required
7.1Significant Improvement 
Required
Significant Improvement 
Required
Element 7.1.1Not MetNot Met
Element 7.1.2Not MetNot Met
Element 7.1.2Not MetNot Met
7.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 7.2.1Not MetNot Met
STR0100  

Decision: Approved Provider and NSW Department of Education [2023] ACECQA RRP STR0100 (20 September 2023)

Catchword summary: Significant Improvement Required – risk – risk matrix – significant risk – Working Towards NQS – Quality Area 2 – Quality Area 4 – supervision – safety – hygiene – sleep – harm – regulation – compliance – consequence – concern – evidence

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 2Significant Improvement 
Required
Significant Improvement 
Required
2.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 2.1.2Not MetNot Met
2.2Significant Improvement 
Required
Significant Improvement 
Required
Element 2.2.1Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 4Significant Improvement 
Required
Significant Improvement 
Required
4.1Significant Improvement 
Required
Significant Improvement 
Required
Element 4.1.1Not MetNot Met
STR0099  

Decision: Approved Provider and Western Australian Department of Communities [2023] ACECQA RRP STR0099 (4 September 2023)

Catchword summary: Meeting NQS – Exceeding NQS – Exceeding themes – quality – quality area – evidence – templates – decision – program – practice – embedded – engagement – discussion – reflection – critical reflection – feedback – learning – leadership – families – educators – children – community – relationships 

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 6Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0098  

Decision: Approved Provider and Queensland Department of Education [2023] ACECQA RRP STR0098 (18 July 2023)

Catchword summary: Outside school hours care – documentation – program-level documentation – critical reflection – educators – assessment and rating – evidence – Working Towards NQS

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 1.3.2Not MetNot Met
STR0097  

Decision: Approved Provider and NSW Department of Education [2023] ACECQA RRP STR0097 (6 July 2023)

Catchword summary: Evidence – Evidence – rating – element – Family Day Care – Working Towards NQS – approved learning frameworks – curriculum – planning – program – critical reflection – decision – risk assessment – ratios – educational leader – educators – assessment – children

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 1.1.1Not MetNot Met
1.3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 1.3.1Not MetNot Met
Element 1.3.2Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 2.2.2Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 4Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
4.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 4.1.1Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 7Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
7.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 7.2.2Not MetNot Met
   
STR0096  

Decision: Approved Provider and ACT Education Directorate [2023] ACECQA RRP STR0096 (29 March 2023)

Catchword summary: Evidence – rating – exceeding – Exceeding NQS – Meeting NQS – children – educator – decision – embedded – quality – agency – preschool program – early childhood teacher – ECT

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0095  

Decision: Approved Provider and SA Education Standards Board [2022] ACECQA RRP STR0095 (8 December 2022)

Catchword summary: Evidence – rating – exceeding – feedback – practice – learning – safety – emergency – children – educators – families – community – relationships – engagement – leadership – educational leadership – decision making – critical reflection – dignity and rights

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0094  

Decision: Approved Provider and NSW Department of Education [2022] ACECQA RRP STR0094 (15 November 2022)

Catchword summary: Evidence – rating – exceeding – meeting – feedback – quality – practice – safety – risk – design – physical – environment – research – staffing – qualifications – philosophy – children – educators – critical reflection

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
4.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
STR0093  

Decision: Approved Provider and NSW Department of Education [2022] ACECQA RRP STR0093 (28 September 2022)

Catchword summary: Evidence – rating – exceeding – feedback – quality – practice – safety – protection – health – relaxation – children – educators – families – community – consultation – engagement – critical reflection

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0092  

Decision: Approved Provider and NSW Department of Education [2022] ACECQA RRP STR0092 (29 August 2022)

Catchword summary: Evidence – rating – assessment – exceeding – feedback – quality – practice – learning – development – program – environment – staffing – collaboration – professional – relationships – partnership – philosophy – children – educators – families – community – engagement – critical reflection

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 6Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0091  

Decision: Approved Provider and NSW Department of Education [2021] ACECQA RRP STR0091 (24 May 2022)

Catchword summary: Evidence – rating – exceeding – exceeding theme – design – environment – physical environment – feedback – quality – improve – improvement – children – families – educators – leader – consultation – community – partnership – engage – meaningful

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0090  

Decision: Approved Provider and NSW Department of Education [2021] ACECQA RRP STR0090 (1 March 2022)

Catchword summary: Evidence – rating – exceeding – exceeding theme – standard – practice – program – assessment – design – environment – feedback – improve – reflection – critical reflection – children – families – educators – staff – community – engage – relationships – learning – support – leader – educational leader – development - improvement

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.2Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 6Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0089  

Decision: Approved Provider and NSW Department of Education [2021] ACECQA RRP STR0089 (10 November 2021)

Catchword summary: Evidence – assessment – rating – meeting – exceeding – exceeding theme – feedback – critical reflection – quality – health – safety – children – families – educators – staff – staffing – community – relationship – engagement

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 6Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0088  

Decision: Approved Provider and NSW Department of Education [2021] ACECQA RRP STR0088 (11 November 2021)

Catchword summary: Exceeding NQS – Meeting NQS – Working Towards NQS – Outside school hours care – Wellbeing – Comfort – Rest – Relaxation – Resources – Equipment – Play-based learning – Professional development

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.1.1Not metNot met
2.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
3.2.2Not metNot met
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 6Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0087  

Decision: Approved Provider and NSW Department of Education [2021] ACECQA RRP STR0087 (15 October 2021)

Catchword summary: Exceeding themes – Meeting NQS – Exceeding NQS – relationships – engagement – practice – shaped – families – communities – relationships with children – relationships between children

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0086  

Decision: Approved Provider and NSW Department of Education [2021] ACECQA RRP STR0086 (5 October 2021)

Catchword summary: Evidence – assessment – feedback – rating – quality – health – safety – families – educators – children – management – community – feedback – engagement – emergency – evacuation – exceeding – exceeding theme

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.2Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0085

Decision: Approved Provider and NSW Department of Education [2021] ACECQA RRP STR0085 (1 September 2021)

Catchword summary: Quality Area 3 – Physical environment – play-based learning – competence – exploration – inclusivity – furniture – sustainability – education – environmentally responsible – Working Towards NQS – Meeting NQS – OSHC – Out of school hours care

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
3.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
3.2.2Not metNot met
3.2.3Not metNot met
STR0084

Decision: Approved Provider and Queensland Department of Education [2021] ACECQA RRP STR0084 (28 July 2021)

Catchword summary: Critical reflection – evidence – element – quality – plan – template – tool – learning and development – feedback – review – program – planning – documentation – educators – children

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.3.2Not metNot met
STR0083

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and QLD Department of Education [2021] ACECQA RRP STR0083 (18 June 2021)

Catchword summary: Standard 1.3 – Assessment – Planning – reflection – cycle – critical reflection – families – learning – development – observation – analysis – documentation – Meeting NQS – Exceeding NQS – Exceeding themes

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0082

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and NSW Department of Education [2021] ACECQA RRP STR0082 (9 June 2021) 

Catchword summary: Evidence – supporting evidence – quality – service – standard – exceeding – exceeding theme – critical reflection – embedded – meaningful engagement – educational – program – practice – decision – learning – development – assessment – educators – staff – families – community – children – play – physical activity – feedback – health – policy – environment – plan – learning – improvement – management – leader

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0081

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and NSW Department of Education [2021] ACECQA RRP STR0081 (7 June 2021)

Catchword summary: Assessment – planning – reflective – program – learning – development – observation – analysis – documentation – implementation – critical reflection

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.3.1Not metNot met
STR0080

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and Education Standards Board SA [2021] ACECQA RRP STR0080 (28 May 2021) 

Catchword summary: continuity – educators - staffing arrangements – children’s learning and development – service – Working Towards NQS – Meeting NQS

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 4Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
4.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
4.1.2Not metNot met
STR0079

Decision: Approved Provider and NSW Department of Education [2021] ACECQA RRP STR0079 (18 May 2021) 

Catchword summary: Evidence – quality – health – safety – environment – design – staffing arrangements – professional – professional development – families – educators – children – community – relationships – feedback – meaningful engagement – collaboration – critical reflection – exceeding – exceeding theme

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0078

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and NSW Department of Education [2021] ACECQA RRP STR0078 (6 May 2021)

Catchword summary: Assessment and planning – critical reflection – program – learning and development – physical environment – use – exploration – play based learning – outdoor spaces – indoor spaces – participation

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.3.2Not metNot met
Quality Area 3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
3.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
3.2.1Not metNot met
STR0077

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and NSW Department of Education [2021] ACECQA RRP STR0077 (13 April 2021) 

Catchword summary: Evidence – improvement – quality – QIP – self-assessment – goals – plan –  educational leader – feedback – families – educators – mentoring – survey

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 7Working towards NQSWorking towards NQS
7.2Working towards NQSWorking towards NQS
7.2.1Not metNot met
STR0076

Decision: Approved Provider and NSW Department of Education [2021] ACECQA RRP STR0076 (9 February 2021)

Catchword summary: Educational program and practice – Assessment and planning – Physical environment – Design – Staffing arrangements – Professionalism – Governance and leadership – Meeting NQS – Exceeding NQS – Exceeding themes

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1 Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.2  Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0075

Decision: Approved Provider and NSW Department of Education [2021] ACECQA RRP STR0075 (9 February 2021) 

Catchword summary: Evidence – exceeding – exceeding theme – reflection – critical reflection – philosophy – quality – practice – feedback – children – families – community

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0074

Decision: Approved Provider and QLD Department of Education [2021] ACECQA RRP STR0074 (4 March 2021)

Catchword summary: Educational program – practice – approved learning framework – curriculum – decision making – critical reflection – learning and development – identity – connection – community – learners – communicators – assessment – planning – cycle – evaluation – reflection – documentation - 

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.1.1Not metNot met
1.1.3Not metNot met
1.3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.3.1Not metNot met
1.3.2Not metNot met
Quality Area 2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.2.1Not metNot met
2.2.2Not metNot met
Quality Area 5Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
5.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
5.2.2Not metNot met
Quality Area 6Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
6.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
6.2.2Not metNot met
Quality Area 7Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
7.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
7.2.2Not metNot met
STR0073

Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and NSW Department of Education [2020] ACECQA RRP STR0073 (29 October 2020)

Catchword summary: Significant Improvement Required – Working Towards NQS – Educational program and practice – Approved learning framework – Assessment and planning – Planning cycle – critical reflection – Children’s health and safety – Procedures – Illness and injury management – Incident management – Emergency management – Hygiene practices – Child protection – Risk – Risk matrix – Design of facilities – Fit for purpose – Upkeep – Maintenance – Staffing arrangements – Governance – Management systems – Roles and responsibilities – Leadership – Continuous improvement – Educational leadership – Development of professionals – Quality Improvement Plan

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Quality Area 2Significant Improvement RequiredSignificant Improvement Required
2.1Significant Improvement RequiredSignificant Improvement Required
2.2Significant Improvement RequiredSignificant Improvement Required
Quality Area 3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
3.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Quality Area 4Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
4.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Quality Area 7Significant Improvement RequiredSignificant Improvement Required
7.1Significant Improvement RequiredSignificant Improvement Required
7.2Significant Improvement RequiredSignificant Improvement Required
STR0072

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and NSW Department of Education [2020] ACECQA RRP STR0072 (3 September 2020)

Catchword summary: Environment – design – relationships – children – learning – development – educators – practice – exceeding theme – evidence – critical reflection – staff meeting – respect – engagement – practice – quality – family – families – community – feedback

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0071

Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and NSW Department of Education and Training [2020] ACECQA RRP STR0071 (31 August 2020)

Catchword summary: Program – Educational program and practice – Enhance each child’s learning and development – Practice – Facilitate and extend – Assessment and planning – Planned and reflective approach – Health – Physical activity – Health practices and procedures – Illness and injury management – Hygiene practices – Safety – Supervision – Incident and emergency management – Design – Use – Environment – Staffing arrangements – Professionalism – Management – Relationships with children – Respectful and equitable – Relationships between children – Relationships with families – Collaborative partnerships – Governance – Leadership – Working Towards NQS – Meeting NQS

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
4.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
4.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 6Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 7Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
7.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0070

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and NSW Department of Education [2020] ACECQA RRP STR0070 (29 July 2020)

Catchword summary: Program – children – educators – educational leader – school – routines – transition – indoor – outdoor – playground – activities – experience – play – equipment – set up – afternoon tea

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Working Towards NQSMeeting NQS
1.1Working Towards NQSMeeting NQS
1.1.3Not MetMet
STR0069

Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and NSW Department of Education and Training [2020] ACECQA RRP STR0069 (28 July 2020)

Catchword summary: Educational program and practice – Facilitate and extend – Learning and development – Assessment and planning cycle – Critical reflection – Design – Use – Staffing arrangements – Relationships with children – Relationships between children – Collaborative partnerships with families and communities – Governance – Leadership – Meeting NQS – Exceeding NQS

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 6Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0068

Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and NSW Department of Education and Training [2020] ACECQA RRP STR0068 (4 June 2020)

Catchword summary: Educational program and practice – Facilitate and extend – Learning and development – Assessment and planning cycle – Critical reflection – Children’s health and safety – Physical environment – Design – Use – Staffing arrangements – Professionalism – Relationships with children – Relationships between children – Collaborative partnerships with families and communities – Governance – Leadership – Meeting NQS – Exceeding NQS

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 6Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0067

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and NSW Department of Education [2020] ACECQA RRP STR0067 (13 May 2020)

Catchword summary: Environment – space – design – quality – evidence – assessment – exceeding theme – learning – children – educators – reflection – partnership – families

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0066

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and NSW Department of Education [2020] ACECQA RRP STR0066 (5 May 2020)

Catchword summary: Program – practice – children – educators – learning – development – quality – environment – evidence – exceeding theme – meeting – discussion – reflection – visit – families – community

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0065

Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and Department of Education and Early Childhood Development Victoria [2020] ACECQA RRP STR0065 (8 May 2020)

Catchword summary: Physical environment – Use – Resources support play-based learning – Relationships with children – Relationships between children – self-regulation – Working Towards NQS

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Standard 3.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 3.2.2Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 5Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Standard 5.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Element 5.2.2Not MetNot Met
STR0064

Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and NSW Department of Education [2020] ACECQA RRP STR0064 (5 May 2020)

Catchword summary: Exceeding Themes - Working Towards - Exceeding - substantive evidence - relevant evidence - critical reflection - Educational program and practice - Children’s health and safety - Physical environment - Staffing arrangements - Relationships with children - Collaborative partnerships with families and communities - Governance and leadership

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0063

Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and NSW Department of Education [2019] ACECQA RRP STR0063 (13 May 2020)

Catchword summary: Assessment and planning cycle – Health practices and procedures – Incident and emergency – Dignity and rights of the child – Self-regulation – Management systems – Working Towards NQS – Meeting NQS – Exceeding NQS

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.3.1Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.1.2Not MetNot Met
2.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.2.2Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 5Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
5.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
5.1.2Not MetNot Met
5.2Working Towards NQSMeeting NQS
5.2.2Not MetMet
Quality Area 7Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
7.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
7.1.2Not MetNot Met
OVERALL RATINGWorking Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
STR0062

Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and NSW Department of Education [2019] ACECQA RRP STR0062 (1 April 2020)

Catchword summary: Exceeding Themes - Working Towards - Exceeding - substantive evidence - relevant evidence - critical reflection - Educational program and practice - Children’s health and safety - Physical environment - Staffing arrangements - Relationships with children - Collaborative partnerships with families and communities - Governance and leadership

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1MeetingMeeting
1.1MeetingMeeting
1.2MeetingMeeting
1.3MeetingMeeting
Quality Area 2Working TowardsMeeting
2.1Working TowardsMeeting
2.2MeetingMeeting
Quality Area 3MeetingMeeting
3.1MeetingMeeting
3.2MeetingMeeting
Quality Area 4MeetingMeeting
4.1MeetingMeeting
4.2MeetingMeeting
Quality Area 5MeetingMeeting
5.1MeetingMeeting
5.2MeetingMeeting
Quality Area 6MeetingMeeting
6.1MeetingMeeting
6.2MeetingMeeting
Quality Area 7MeetingMeeting
7.1MeetingMeeting
7.2MeetingMeeting
STR0061

Decision: Approved Provider and NSW Department of Education [2020] ACECQA RRP STR0061 (8 April 2020)

Catchword summary: Environment - outdoor - design - educators - relationships - staffing arrangements - governance - leadership - educational leader - evidence - exceeding theme - learning - development - embedded - critical reflection - meaningful engagement - families - community - partnerships

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 6Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0060

Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and NSW Department of Education [2019] ACECQA RRP STR0060 (5 February 2020)

Catchword summary: Educational program and practice – Program – Program learning opportunities – Practice – Child-directed learning – Children’s health and safety – Health – Health practices and procedures – Safety – Supervision – Physical environment – Use – Resources support play-based learning – Relationships with children – Relationships between educators and children – Dignity and rights of the child – Governance and leadership – Governance – Management systems

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS<
1.1.3Not MetNot Met
1.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.2.3Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 2Working Towards NQSMeeting NQS
2.1Working Towards NQSMeeting NQS
2.1.2Not MetMet
2.2Working Towards NQSMeeting NQS
2.2.1Not MetMet
Quality Area 3Working Towards NQSMeeting NQS
3.2Working Towards NQSMeeting NQS
3.2.2Not MetMet
Quality Area 5Working Towards NQSMeeting NQS
5.1Working Towards NQSMeeting NQS
5.1.2Not MetMet
Quality Area 7Working Towards NQSWorking Towards
7.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
7.1.2Not MetNot Met
OVERALL RATINGWorking Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
STR0059

Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and NSW Department of Education [2020] ACECQA RRP STR0059 (6 February 2020)

Catchword summary: Practice – Facilitate and extend – Assessment and planning – Safety – Physical environment – Design – Staffing arrangements – Professionalism – Relationships between educators and children – Relationships between children – Exceeding Themes – Exceeding NQS – Meeting NQS

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0058

Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and NSW Department of Education and Training [2020] ACECQA RRP STR0058 (29 January 2020)

Catchword summary: Program and practice – Approved learning framework – Curriculum decision-making – Child-centred – Intentional teaching – Child directed learning – Assessment and planning cycle – Critical reflection – Children’s health and safety – Wellbeing and comfort – Physical environment – Design – Upkeep – Use – Inclusive environment – Resources to support play-based learning – Staffing arrangements – Organisation of educators – Governance and leadership – Management system – Development of professionals – Working Towards - Meeting

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
 1.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.1.1Not MetNot Met
1.1.2Not MetNot Met 
1.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.2.1Not MetNot Met
1.2.3Not MetNot Met
1.3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.3.1Not MetNot Met
1.3.2Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.2.1Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
3.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
3.1.2Not MetNot Met
3.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
3.2.1Not MetNot Met
3.2.2Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 4Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
4.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
4.1.1Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 7Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
7.1Working TowardsMeeting
7.1.2Not MetMet
7.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
7.2.3Not MetNot Met
OVERALL RATING:Not MetNot Met

 

STR0057

Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and Education Standards Board South Australia [2020] ACECQA RRP STR0057 (6 February 2020)

Catchword summary: Educational program and practice – Program – Learning and development – Program learning opportunities – Routines - Maximise opportunities for children’s learning

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.1.3Not MetNot Met
OVERALL RATING: Working Towards NQS
STR0056

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and NSW Department of Education [2020] ACECQA RRP STR0056 (29 January 2020)

Catchword summary: Educational program - practice - framework - documentation - observation - planning - learning - development - rights - physical environment - relationships - educators collaborate - partnership - governance - leadership - exceeding theme - supporting evidence - embedded - critical reflection - staff meeting - robust discussion - robust debate - meaningful engagement - families - community - collaborate - partnership - inclusion

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 6Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0055

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and WA Department of Communities [2019] ACECQA RRP STR0055 (10 December 2019)

Catchword summary: Relationships - babies - toddlers - children - educators - dignity - rights - privacy - routine - transition - bathroom - toilet - toileting - nappy change - rest - sleep

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 5Working Towards NQSMeeting NQS
5.1Working Towards NQSMeeting NQS
5.1.2Not MetMet
STR0054

Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and NSW Department of Education [2019] ACECQA RRP STR0054 (21 November 2019)

Catchword summary: Children’s health and safety – Health - Practices and procedures – Physical environment – Design – Fit for purpose – Use – Inclusive environment – Governance and leadership – Leadership – Development of professionals – Working Towards NQS – Meeting NQS

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.1.2Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
3.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
3.1.1Not MetNot Met
3.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
3.2.1Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 7Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
7.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
7.2.3Not MetNot Met
STR0053

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and NSW Department of Education [2019] ACECQA RRP STR0053 (21 November 2019)

Catchword summary: Educational program - practice - children - physical environment - design - relationships - governance - evidence - submission - exceeding theme - learning - development - educators - staff meeting - critical reflection - meaningful engagement - families - community - inclusion

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0052

Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and Department of Education Queensland [2019] ACECQA RRP STR0052 (3 December 2019)

Catchword summary: Educational program and practice – Enhances each child’s learning and development – Facilitate and extend – Assessment and planning – Planned and reflective approach – Children’s health and safety – Physical environment – Design – Use – Staffing arrangements – Professionalism – Relationships between educators and children – Relationships between children – Collaborative partnerships with families and communities - Supportive relationships with families – Governance – Leadership – Meeting NQS – Exceeding NQS – Exceeding Themes

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 6Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0051

Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and Department of Education and Training Victoria (2019) ACECQA RRP STR0051 (15 October 2019)

Catchword summary: Educational program and practice – Program – Program learning opportunities – Relationships with children – Relationships between educators and children – Positive educator to child interactions – Responsive and meaningful interactions – Trusting relationships – Governance and leadership – Effective leadership – positive organisational culture – Working towards

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.1.3Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 5Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
5.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
5.1.1Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 7Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
7.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
7.2.3Not MetNot Met
STR0050

Decision: Approved provider’ and WA Education and Care Regulatory Unit [2019] ACECQA RRP STR0050 (9 October 2019) 

Catchword summary: Exceeding NQS – consideration of evidence – educational program and practice – physical environment – staffing arrangements – relationships with children – collaborative partnerships with families and communities – governance and leadership.

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSExceeding
1.1Meeting NQSExceeding
1.2Meeting NQSExceeding
1.3Meeting NQSExceeding
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSExceeding
3.1Meeting NQSExceeding
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSExceeding
4.1Meeting NQSExceeding
4.2Meeting NQSExceeding
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSExceeding
5.1Meeting NQSExceeding
5.2Meeting NQSExceeding
Quality Area 6Meeting NQSExceeding
6.1Meeting NQSExceeding
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSExceeding
7.1Meeting NQSExceeding
7.2Meeting NQSExceeding
STR0049

Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and NSW Department of Education [2019] ACECQA RRP STR0049 (23 August 2019)

Catchword summary: Educational program and practice – Educators facilitate and extend each child’s learning and development– Assessment and planning – Planned and reflective approach – Children’s health and safety – Health – Safety – Physical environment - Design – Use – Staffing arrangements – Professionalism – collaborative – respectful – ethical – Relationships with children – respectful and equitable relationships – Relationships between children – sensitive responsive relationships – Collaborative partnerships with families and communities – Supportive relationships – Governance and leadership – operation of a quality service

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.2Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
1.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 6Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.2Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0048

Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and NSW Department of Education and Training (2019) ACECQA RRP STR0048 [6 August 2019]

Catchword summary: Educational program and practice – Program – learning and development – Design – Staffing arrangements – Collaborative partnerships with families and communities – Enhance children’s inclusion, learning and wellbeing – Governance and leadership – Operation of a service – Exceeding Themes – Exceeding NQS – Meeting NQS

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
1.1Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 6Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0047

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and Western Australian Department of Communities [2019] ACECQA RRP STR0047 (1 August 2019) 

Catchword summary: Leadership - educational leader - planning - planning cycle - assessment - educational program - documentation - reflection 

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 7Working towards NQSWorking towards NQS
7.2.2Not MetNot Met
STR0046
Decision: 'Approved provider’ and WA Education and Care Regulatory Unit [2019] ACECQA RRP STR0046 (10 July 2019) 
Catchword summary: Meeting NQS – assessment and planning cycle – critical reflection – educational leader – staff qualification
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.3.1Not MetNot Met
1.3.2Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 7Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
7.2.2Not MetNot Met
STR0045
Decision: 'Approved provider’ and Western Australia Department of Communities [2019] ACECQA RRP STR0045 (9 July 2019) 
Catchword summary: Program – Approved Learning Framework – Practice – Assessment and Planning Cycle – Critical Reflection
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.1Working Towards NQSMeeting NQS
1.1.1Not MetMet
1.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.3.1Not MetNot Met
1.3.2Not MetNot Met
STR0044

Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and NSW Department of Education [2019] ACECQA RRP STR0044 (10 July 2019)

Catchword summary: Children’s health and safety – Safety – Each child is protected – Physical environment – Design – Staffing arrangements – Professionalism – Relationships – Relationships between educators and children – Relationships between children – Collaborative partnerships with families and communities – Supportive relationships with families

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 2Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
2.2Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
3.1Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 6Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
6.1Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0043
Decision: 'Approved provider’ and NSW Department of Education (13 May 2019)ACECQA RRP STR0043
Catchword summary: Staffing arrangements – Exceeding themes – Practice is embedded in service operations – Practice is informed by critical reflection 
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
4.1Meeting NQSExceeding NQS

 

STR0042
Decision: Approved provider’ and NSW Early Childhood Education Directorate, NSW Department of Education [2019] ACECQA RRP STR0042  (23 April 2019) 
Catchword summary: exceeding themes – Practice is embedded in service operations – practice is informed by critical reflection – practice is shaped by meaningful engagement with families and/or the community
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0041

Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and Department of Education and Training Victoria [2019] ACECQA RRP STR0041 (5 April 2019)

Catchword summary: Educational program and practice – Program – Child-centred – Program learning opportunities – Practice – Responsive teaching and scaffolding – Assessment and planning – Assessment and planning cycle – Critical reflection – Relationships with children – Relationships between children – Self-regulation

 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.1.2Not MetNot Met
1.1.3Not MetNot Met
1.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.2.2Not MetNot Met
1.3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.3.1Not MetNot Met
1.3.2Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 5Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
5.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
5.2.2Not Met    Not Met    
STR0040
Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and  NSW Department of Education (12 March 2019) 
Catchword summary: Safe sleeping practices – Adequate supervision – Management systems – Professional development of educators
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 2Working TowardsWorking Towards
2.1Working TowardsWorking Towards
2.1.1Not MetNot Met
2.2Working TowardsWorking Towards
2.2.1Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 7Working TowardsWorking Towards
7.1Working TowardsWorking Towards
7.1.2Not MetNot Met
7.2Working TowardsWorking Towards
7.2.3Not MetNot Met
STR0039
Decision:  ‘Approved provider’ and  NSW Department of Education (12 March 2019) PDF 
Catchword summary: Effective illness and injury management – Healthy eating – Adequate supervision – Self-regulation – Management systems – Meaningful engagement with families and community
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 2Working TowardsWorking Towards
2.1Working TowardsWorking Towards
2.1.2Not MetNot Met
2.1.3Not MetNot Met
2.2Working TowardsWorking Towards
2.2.1Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 5Working TowardsWorking Towards
5.2Working TowardsWorking Towards
5.2.2Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 7Working TowardsWorking Towards
7.1Working TowardsWorking Towards
7.1.2Not MetNot Met
7.2Meeting Meeting 
STR0038
Decision:  ‘Approved provider’ and Western Australia Department of Communities [2019] ACECQA RRP STR0038  (25 February 2019) PDF 
Catchword summary: Exceeding themes – Practice is embedded in service operations – practice is informed by critical reflection – practice is shaped by meaningful engagement with families and/or the community
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 6Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0037
Decision:  ‘Approved provider’ and NSW Department of Education [2019] ACECQA RRP STR0037 (15 February 2019)  PDF 
Catchword summary: Working Towards NQS – hygiene – medication – allergies – safe sleep practices – rockers – behaviour guidance – implementation of policies and procedures
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 2Working TowardsWorking Towards
2.1Working TowardsWorking Towards
2.2Working TowardsWorking Towards
Quality Area 5Working TowardsWorking Towards
5.2Working TowardsWorking Towards
Quality Area 7Working TowardsWorking Towards
7.1Working TowardsWorking Towards
STR0036
Decision:  ‘Approved provider’ and Western Australia Department of Communities [2019] ACECQA RRP STR0036  (25 February 2019) PDF 
Catchword summary: Exceeding themes – Practice is embedded in service operations – practice is informed by critical reflection – practice is shaped by meaningful engagement with families and/or the community
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0035
Decision: Approved provider’ and  NSW Department of Education (18 January 2019) PDF 
Catchword summary: Effective illness and injury management – Upkeep of premises
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 2Working TowardsWorking Towards
2.1Working TowardsWorking Towards
2.1.2Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 3Working TowardsMeeting
3.1Working TowardsMeeting
3.1.2Not MetMet
STR0034
Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and NSW Department of Education [2019] ACECQA RRP STR0034 (18 January 2019)  PDF 
Catchword summary: Working Towards NQS – illness and injury management – evacuation procedures – risk assessments – rehearsal of emergency procedures – minor adjustments
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 2Working TowardsWorking Towards
2.1Working TowardsWorking Towards
2.2Working TowardsWorking Towards
Quality Area 7Working TowardsWorking Towards
7.1Working TowardsWorking Towards
STR0033
Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and  NSW Department of Education [2018] ACECQA RRP STR0030  (13 December 2018) PDF 
Catchword summary: Exceeding themes – practice is informed by critical reflection – practice is shaped by meaningful engagement with families and/or the community
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1MeetingMeeting
1.2MeetingMeeting
Quality Area 5MeetingExceeding
5.1MeetingExceeding
5.2MeetingExceeding
STR0032
Decision: Approved provider’ and  NSW Department of Education [2017]  (30 October 2018)     PDF
Catchword summary: Exceeding themes – practice is embedded in service operations, practice is informed by critical reflection and practice is shaped by meaningful engagement with families and/or the community – health practices and procedures – upkeep – environmentally responsible.
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1MeetingMeeting
1.1MeetingMeeting
1.2MeetingMeeting
1.3MeetingMeeting
Quality Area 2Working TowardsMeeting
2.1Working TowardsMeeting
2.1.1MetMet
2.1.2Not MetMet
2.2MetMet
Quality Area 3Working TowardsWorking Towards
3.1Working TowardsMeeting
3.1.1Not MetMet
3.2Working TowardsWorking Towards
3.2.3Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 4MeetingMeeting
4.2MeetingMeeting
Quality Area 5MeetingMeeting
5.1MeetingMeeting
5.2MeetingMeeting
Quality Area 6MeetingMeeting
6.1MeetingMeeting
Quality Area 7MeetingMeeting
7.1MeetingMeeting
7.2MeetingMeeting
STR0031
Decision: Approved provider’ and Department of Local Government and Communities, Education and Care Regulatory Unit (WA) [2018] ACECQA RRP STR0031  (12 November 2018)     PDF 
Catchword summary: Exceeding themes – practice is informed by critical reflection – practice is shaped by meaningful engagement with families and/or the community
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 2MeetingMeeting
2.1MeetingMeeting
Quality Area 3MeetingMeeting
3.1MeetingMeeting
3.2MeetingMeeting
Quality Area 5MeetingMeeting
5.2MeetingMeeting
Quality Area 7MeetingMeeting
7.1MeetingMeeting
7.2MeetingMeeting
STR0030
Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and  NSW Department of Education [2018] ACECQARRPstr0030  (08 October 2018)    PDF | DOC
Catchword summary: significant improvement required rating – sleep and supervision – swimming pool in NSW family day care – softfall – emergency drills – risk assessments
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 2Significant Improvement RequiredWorking towards NQS
2.2Significant Improvement RequiredWorking towards NQS
2.2.1Not MetNot Met
2.2.2Not MetNot Met
STR0029
Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and  NSW Department of Education [2018] ACECQARRPstr0029  (26 March 2018)    PDF | DOC
Catchword summary: using routines to maximise children’s learning - adequate, safe use and convenient access to bathroom facilities - working directly with children – appropriate supervision – sleep/rest time
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Working towards NQSWorking towards NQS
1.1Working towards NQSWorking towards NQS
1.1.3Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 3Working towards NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Working towards NQSMeeting NQS
3.1.1Not MetMet
Quality Area 4Working towards NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Working towards NQSMeeting NQS
4.1.1Not MetMet
STR0028
Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and  NSW Department of Education [2017] ACECQARRPstr0028  (19 January 2018)   PDF | DOC
Catchword summary: children’s health, safety or wellbeing - notify regulatory authority - proposed change to education and care service premises - replacement of boundary fence - notifiable event
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 7Working towards NQSMeeting NQS
7.3Working towards NQSMeeting NQS
7.3.3Not MetMet
STR0027
Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and Queensland Department of Education[2017] ACECQARRPstr0027  (18 September 2017) PDF | DOC
Catchword summary: safe sleep practices – recommended guidelines – sleeping environment – comparability of ratings – respecting families’ practices
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 2Working towards NQSWorking towards NQS
2.1Working towards NQSWorking towards NQS
2.1.2 Not MetNot Met
STR0026
Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and Regulatory Authority [2017] ACECQARRPstr0026  (26 April 2017) PDF | DOC
Catchword summary: Assessing risk -  minimum standards – compliance - cumulative risk – point in time assessment – role of Significant Improvement Required rating 
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision

Overall rating

Significant Improvement Required

Significant Improvement Required

STR0025

Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and SA Education and Early Childhood Services Registration and Standards Board [2017] ACECQARRPstr0025  (28 February 2017) PDF | DOC

Catchword summary: Regular critical reflection – inconsistencies in planning – enhancing the program and learning through the environment – consistent promotion of sustainable practices – arrangement and organisation of educators – engaging families to significantly contribute to decisions – review governance arrangements at service level 

 

Regulatory authority decision

Ratings Review Panel decision

Quality Area 1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.2.3Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 6Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
7.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0024
Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and NSW Department of Education [2017] ACECQARRPstr0024 (28 February 2017)   PDF | DOC
Catchword summary: Children self-serving at mealtimes – children’s agency – compulsory group times – children’s being asked to wait – promoting health – minor adjustment policy – effective steps and strategies – risk assessments – effectively organised – flexibility to respond – encouraging environmental responsibility in the community – panel to conduct reviews as it sees fit  
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
3.2Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
3.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0023
Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and NSW Department of Education [2017] ACECQARRPstr0023 (23 January 2017)  PDF | DOC
Catchword summary: Reassessment – point in time assessment – inconsistent practice – each child experiences warm and responsive interactions – each child is able to engage with educators – conflict resolution with younger children
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 5Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
5.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
5.1.1Not MetNot Met
5.1.2Not MetNot Met
5.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
5.2.2Not MetNot Met
STR0022

Decision: ‘Approved provider’ and NSW Department of Education [2016] ACECQARRPstr0022 (15 August 2016) PDF | DOC

Catchword summary:  Evidence of practice that exceeds the standard - child protection awareness actively raised with families - opportunities for self-initiated play and exploration - children actively contributing to sustainability - organisation of educators contributes to a high quality environment - children display confidence in their environment - range of opportunities for families to  contribute to service decisions - each child participates fully in the program - review of governance arrangements contributes to effective management - evaluation of service in partnership with families

 

Regulatory authority decision

Ratings Review Panel decision

Quality Area 2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.2Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.1Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
5.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 6Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
6.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.2Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
6.3Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0021
Decision: 'Approved provider’ and Education and Early Childhood Services Registration and Standards Board of SA [2016] ACECQARRPstr0021 (13 January 2016)  PDF DOC
Catchword summary: The difference between Meeting and Exceeding – inconsistent implementation of ongoing cycle of planning, documenting and evaluation
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision

Quality Area 1

Meeting NQS

Meeting NQS

1.2

Meeting NQS

Meeting NQS

STR0020
Decision: 'Approved provider’ and NSW Department of Education and Communitities [2016] ACECQARRPstr0020 (13 January 2016)) PDF DOC
Catchword summary: The difference between meeting and exceeding – interactive process that drives development of program - critical reflection – establishing links with community and support agencies – facilitate access to inclusion and support assistance – review of governance arrangements – good quality practice expected at a Meeting NQS level
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
1.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 6Working Towards NQSMeeting NQS
6.3Working Towards NQSMeeting NQS
6.3.1Not metMet
6.3.3Not metMet
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0019
Decision: 'Approved provider’ and NSW Department of Education and Communitities [2015] ACECQARRPstr0019 (8 December 2015) PDF DOC
Catchword summary: Working Towards NQS – staff performance review and appraisal –performance sometimes evaluated – plans to encourage continuous improvement
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 7Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
7.2Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

7.2.2

Not met

Not met
STR0018
Decision: 'Approved provider’ and Qld Early Childhood Education and Care, Department of Education and Training [2015] ACECQARRPstr0018 (11 November 2015) PDF DOC
Catchword summary: Exceeding NQS – attuned to the needs of all children – effective supervision – actively raise awareness of child protection issues – active participation by children – enhance the learning environment– actively encouraging engagement – modelling strategies – children learning collaboratively – positive behaviour guidance – families offered opportunities for active service involvement – opportunities for families to be actively involved and significantly contribute to service decisions – information provided to families in accessible format – information available to families to support parenting and family wellbeing – seeking feedback from families
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
2.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.2Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
5.2Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
Quality Area 6Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
6.1Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
6.2Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
STR0017
Decision: ‘Approved Provider’ and WA Department of Local Government and Communities [2015] ACECQARRPstr0017 (11 September 2015) PDFDOC
Catchword summary: Exceeding the NQS – educational leadership – ‘suitably qualified’ educational leader – effective curriculum – induction processes – governance arrangements – continuity of educators – statement of philosophy – self-assessment – Quality Improvement Plan – continuous improvement – individual development plans – performance management – action plans – professional development
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
7.1Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0016
Decision: ‘Approved Provider’ and NSW Department of Education [2015] ACECQARRPstr0016 (30 June 2015) PDF DOC
Catchword summary: Exceeding the NQS – insufficient evidence – design and location of the premises – all outdoor and indoor spaces – inclusive environment – promoting competence – independent exploration – learning through play – professional standards embedded in practice, interactions and relationships – high level of collaboration – respectful and equitable relationships – consistently warm and responsive interactions – open interactions – each child is consistently included and involved in the program – sensitive and responsive relationships – collaborative learning opportunities
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 5Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
5.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR0015
Decision: 'Approved Provider' ACT Government Education and Training Directorate [2015] ACECQARRPstr0015 (02 March 2015) PDF | DOC
Catchword summary: Maximising learning through routines and the broader program – transitions – critical reflection – child protection – legislative requirements across jurisdictions – educator collaboration – respectful interactions – children’s decision making – positive behaviour guidance – dignity and rights of children
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.1.3Not MetNot Met
1.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.2.3Not MetNot Met
2.3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.3.4Not MetNot Met
4.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
4.2.2Not MetNot Met
4.2.3Not MetNot Met
5.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
5.2.2Not MetNot Met
5.2.3Not MetNot Met
STR0014

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and NSW Department of Education and Communities [2014] ACECQARRPstr0014 (15 October 2014) PDF DOC

Catchword summary: Each child – foundation of program – assessing routines on an unusual day at the service – ongoing cycle of planning – critical reflection – first tier review timeframe

 

Regulatory authority decision

Ratings Review Panel decision

Quality Area 1

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

1.1

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

1.1.2

Not Met

Not Met

1.1.3

Not Met

Not Met

1.2

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

1.2.1

Not Met

Not Met

1.2.2

Not Met

Not Met

STR0013

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and NSW Department of Education and Communities [2014] ACECQARRPstr0013 (9 September 2014) PDF | DOC

Catchword summary: Asthma and anaphylaxis qualification requirements – at all times – reassessment – practice of emergency procedures

 

Regulatory authority decision

Ratings Review Panel decision

Quality Area 2

Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS

2.1

Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.1.4Not MetNot Met
2.3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.3.3Not MetNot Met
STR0012

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and NSW Department of Education and Communities [2014] ACECQARRPstr0012 (9 September 2014)PDF | DOC

Catchword summary: Comparability of ratings – relationships with families

 

Regulatory authority decision

Ratings Review Panel decision

Quality Area 6

Meeting NQSExceeding NQS

6.1

Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
STR0011

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and NSW Department of Education and Communities [2014] ACECQARRPstr0011 (21 May 2014) PDF | DOC

Catchword summary: Programming documentation, Critical reflection, reflective practice, critical reflection pro-forma.

 

Regulatory authority decision

Ratings Review Panel decision

Quality Area 1

Meeting NQS

Meeting NQS

1.2

Meeting NQS

Meeting NQS

STR0010

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and NSW Department of Education and Communities [2014] ACECQARRPstr0010 (21 May 2014) PDF DOC

Catchword summary: Routines and maximising learning – changing practice on the day of the visit – each child’s learning – participation in the program – maximising learning in the broader program – allocation of time within a visit – each child’s agency – choices – planning for individual children – integration of observations into planning cycle – critical reflection – opportunities to provide information.

 

Regulatory authority decision

Ratings Review Panel decision

Quality Area 1

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

1.1

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

1.1.3

Not Met

Not Met

1.1.6

Not Met

Not Met

1.2

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

1.2.1

Not Met

Not Met

1.2.3

Not Met

Not Met

STR009

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Victoria [2014] ACECQARRPstr0009 (16 April 2014) PDF | DOC

Catchword summary: Routines and maximising learning – each child – participation in the program – inconsistent quality – supporting children’s engagement – each child’s agency – choices – planning for individual children – ongoing cycle of planning – information clearly displayed – protecting children from harm and hazard – bottle feeding supervision – appropriate opportunities to meet each child's needs for sleep, rest and relaxation – plans to effectively manage incidents and emergencies are practised and implemented – limited resources available – provisions to support open ended experiences – staffing arrangements – interactions with children that build trusting relationships – opportunities for meaningful, open interactions between children and educators – positive behaviour guidance – dignity and rights of children – effective administrative systems.

 

Regulatory authority decision

Ratings Review Panel decision

Quality Area 1

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

1.1

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

1.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Quality Area 2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Quality Area 3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
3.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Quality Area 4Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
4.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Quality Area 5Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
5.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
5.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
Quality Area 7Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
7.3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
STR008

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and NSW Department of Education and Communities [2014] ACECQARRPstr0008 (24 February 2014) PDF | DOC

Catchword summary: Routines and maximising learning – each child – participation in the program – assessor verbal feedback – critical reflection on children’s learning and development – physical activity indoors – flexible use, and interaction between indoor and outdoor space – access to resources – quality experiences in both built and natural environments – sustainable practices – performance evaluation of educators, co-ordinators and staff members – individual development plans – support performance improvement.

 

Regulatory authority decision

Ratings Review Panel decision

Quality Area 1

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

1.1

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

1.1.3

Not Met

Not Met

1.1.5Not MetNot Met
1.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.2.2Not MetNot Met
1.2.3Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.2.2Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
3.1Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
3.1.3Not MetNot Met
3.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
3.2.1Not MetNot Met
3.2.2Not MetNot Met
3.3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
3.3.1Not MetNot Met
3.3.2Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 7Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
7.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
7.2.2Not MetNot Met
STR007

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Victoria [2014] ACECQARRPstr0007 (6 February 2014) PDF | DOC

Catchword summary: inconsistent quality and routines – consistent use of routines to support learning opportunities, inconsistent quality and promoting children’s agency, importance of observations during the Assessment and Ratings process.

 

Regulatory authority decision

Ratings Review Panel decision

Quality Area 1

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

1.1

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

1.1.3

Not Met

Not Met

1.1.6

Not Met

Not Met

STR006

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and NSW Department of Education and Communities [2013] ACECQARRPstr0004 (21 November 2013) PDFDOC

Catchword summary: Exceeding the NQS - each child’s health is promoted - rest and relaxation experiences - healthy eating and physical activity are embedded in the program - spontaneous activity – insufficient evidence - each child is protected - supervision practices - analysis of incidents and risk assessments - family and community awareness of child protection issues - design and location of the premises – absence of any accidents - flexible use and interaction between indoor and outdoor space - inclusive environment - independent exploration and learning through play.

 

Regulatory authority decision

Ratings Review Panel decision

Quality Area 2

Meeting NQS

Meeting NQS

2.1

Meeting NQS

Meeting NQS

2.2

Meeting NQS

Meeting NQS

2.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR005

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and NSW Department of Education and Communities [2013] ACECQARRPstr0005 (21 November 2013) PDF | DOC

Catchword summary: First aid qualifications – compliance with regulations, documentation of staff development plans

 

Regulatory authority decision

Ratings Review Panel decision

Quality Area 2

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

2.1

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

2.1.4

Not Met

Not Met

Quality Area 7

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

7.2

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

7.2.2

Not Met

Not Met

STR004

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and NSW Department of Education and Communities [2013] ACECQARRPstr0004 (21 November 2013) PDF DOC

Catchword summary: Approved learning framework informs the development of a curriculum – each child – program is organised in ways that maximise learning - ongoing cycle of planning, documenting and evaluation – plans to effectively manage incidents and emergencies are practised and implemented – plans are developed in consultation with relevant authorities.

 

Regulatory authority decision

Ratings Review Panel decision

Quality Area 1

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

1.1

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

1.1.1

Not Met

Not Met

1.1.3Not MetMet
1.2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
1.2.1Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 2Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.3Working Towards NQSWorking Towards NQS
2.3.3Not MetNot Met
Quality Area 3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
3.2Meeting NQSExceeding NQS
3.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 4Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
4.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 6Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
6.3Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
Quality Area 7Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.1Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
7.2Meeting NQSMeeting NQS
STR003

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and NSW Department of Education and Communities [2013] ACECQARRPstr0003 (27 August 2013) PDF | DOC

Catchword summary: Planned and spontaneous physical activity – each child –sustainable practices

 

Regulatory authority decision

Ratings Review Panel decision

Quality Area 2

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

2.2

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

2.2.2

Not Met

Not Met

Quality Area 3

Working Towards NQS

Meeting NQS

3.1

Working Towards NQS

Meeting NQS

3.3.1

Not Met

Met

STR002

Decision: 'Approved Provider' and NSW Department of Education and Communities [2013] ACECQARRPstr0002 (24 July 2013) PDF | DOC

Catchword summary: Approved learning framework informs the development of curriculum – each child – critical reflection – routine sleep times – natural environments – sustainable practices – professional standards guide practice

 

Regulatory authority decision

Ratings Review Panel decision

Quality Area 1

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

1.1

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

1.1.1

Not Met

Not Met

1.1.2

Not Met

Not Met

1.2

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

1.2.3

Not Met

Not Met

Quality Area 2

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

2.1

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

2.1.2

Not Met

Not Met

2.1.3

Not Met

Met

Quality Area 3

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

3.2

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

3.2.1

Not Met

Not Met

3.3

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

3.3.1

Not Met

Not Met

3.3.2

Not Met

Not Met

Quality Area 4

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

4.2

Working Towards NQS

Working Towards NQS

4.2.1

Not Met

Not Met

STR0001
Decision: 'Approved Provider' and NSW Department of Education and Communities [2013] ACECQARRPstr0001 (26 March 2013) PDF | DOC
Catchword summary: Appropriate opportunities to meet each child's needs for sleep, rest and relaxation - routine sleep times and non-sleepers
 Regulatory authority decisionRatings Review Panel decision
Quality Area 2Working Towards NQSMeeting NQS
2.1Working Towards NQSMeeting NQS
2.1.2Not MetMet