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The latest NQF Snapshot shows Australia's education and care sector continues to grow and ongoing improvement is taking place under the National Quality Standard.

As part of our commitment to openness and transparency, we have made information publicly available about a number of our operational functions.

The second in our series of occasional papers analyses one of the most challenging quality areas.

Family Day Care Australia has released the findings of the ‘ Perspectives on quality in Australian family day care’ research that was conducted by the University of New South Wales…

The new Board of the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) has been appointed.The appointment introduces six new and six returning members to the Board, providing ACECQA with the benefit of continuity in experience and expertise, as well as new perspectives and approaches.

The Australian Government has asked the Productivity Commission to provide advice on a national approach to collecting and using data for early childhood education and care and schools.

ACECQA’s submission to the inquiry into the provisions of the Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Jobs for Families Child Care Package) Bill 2015 is available on the Senate Committee’s website.

Nearly 75% of children’s education and care services have received a quality rating under the National Quality Framework (NQF) according to the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority’s (ACECQA) latest Snapshot report.

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