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Public consultation for SkillsIQ’s review of the children’s education and care training package has been extended until 29 March 2019. SkillsIQ’s website has the full details, including the draft revised…

Almost eight out of 10 (79%) education and care services are Meeting or Exceeding the National Quality Standard (NQS), according to the NQF Snapshot, Q4 2018 released today by the…

ACECQA, in collaboration with all governments, has released its second Annual Performance Report on the National Partnership on the National Quality Agenda for Early Childhood Education and Care. The report…

ACECQA’s 2017-18 Annual Report has been published in accordance with the Education and Care Services National Law. The report details ACECQA’s work during 2017-18, including implementing the changes from the…

ACECQA has released its latest report on families’ understanding of the National Quality Standard (NQS) and the extent to which the quality ratings of education and care services are used…

From 1 January 2020, providers of long day care services and preschools/kindergartens will need to have a second early childhood teacher or, alternatively, a ‘suitably qualified person’ in attendance when…

More than 20,000 quality assessments of children’s education and care services have been undertaken by state and territory regulatory authorities since 2012, with almost 2000 of these using the 2018…

The Guide to the National Quality Framework has been updated and is now available on the ACECQA website. Minor updates reflect changes to the National Law and Regulations in Western…

Starting Blocks, ACECQA’s family-focused brand, is exhibiting at the Essential Baby & Toddler Show in Sydney this month, from 21 to 23 September. The team will be joining a host…

In its quarterly Snapshot released today, ACECQA announced that almost eight out of 10 (78%) children’s education and care services with a quality rating have an overall rating of Meeting…