Research paper analyses results for Quality Area 1 of the NQS

The first in ACECQA’s Occasional Paper series provides insights into education and care services’ quality ratings for Quality Area 1 – Educational Program and Practice.

Drawing on information from the reports of authorised officers and the National Quality Agenda Information Technology System (NQA ITS), this Occasional Paper examines how service providers are delivering against the requirements of the National Quality Standard, focussing on performance against Quality Area 1.

The paper examines the pattern of quality rating across service types, socio economic and remoteness classifications, jurisdictions and management types, and looks at possible explanations for the results.

Read the full report here.

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