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More than 70 per cent of children’s education and care services have been rated at Meeting National Quality Standard (NQS) or above, according to new data released in the latest National Quality Framework Snapshot.

ACECQA has published its fifth occasional paper analysing Quality Area 7 – Leadership and service management.

Ms Gabrielle Sinclair will be appointed by the Board of the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) as the new ACECQA Chief Executive Officer.

Education and care providers can continue to decide who their certified supervisors are without needing a separate approval from the regulatory authority.

Ms Judy Hebblethwaite and Ms Catherine Hudson have been appointed as Chair and Deputy Chair, respectively, of the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority Board.

ACECQA’s 2015-16 Annual Report has been published in accordance with the Education and Care Services National Law.

The third in our series of occasional papers examines activities to promote consistency and efficiency in the implementation and administration of the National Quality Framework.

The children’s education and care sector in Australia continues to show growth and quality improvement under the National Quality Framework.

The ACECQA Board has agreed to extend a transitional measure that will allow educators to be recognised as equivalent to an early childhood teacher until the end of 2019.

The Acting Chair of the ACECQA Board, Judy Hebblethwaite announced today that ACECQA’s inaugural CEO, Karen Curtis has advised the Board that she will not seek re-appointment when her current appointment concludes at the end of the year.