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Ministers want to provide certainty about the transitional workforce provisions in the Education and Care Services National Regulations which are due to expire in some jurisdictions at the end of…

A national consortium led by a partnership between Macquarie University, Queensland University of Technology and Edith Cowan University has been engaged by ACECQA – on behalf of all governments –…

Two-thirds of services rated Working Towards the National Quality Standard (NQS) improve their overall quality rating after reassessment, demonstrating the continuous quality improvement occurring in the children’s education and care…

Today the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA), in collaboration with all governments, released its fourth Annual Performance Report on the National Quality Framework (NQF) which was recently…

ACECQA has recently released two new addendums to The Educational Leader Resource for family day care (FDC) and outside school hours care (OSHC). ACECQA recognises that there are unique aspects…

The Department of Education, Skills and Employment has released a Consultation Regulation Impact Statement (CRIS) exploring and discussing options for streamlining the Early Childhood Education and Care Approval Processes across…

The latest quarterly National Quality Framework Snapshot finds 82% of services are rated Meeting National Quality Standard (NQS) or above – the highest proportion since quality ratings began in 2012…

Education Council has decided to introduce new requirements under the National Regulations for approved providers of education and care services that offer, or arrange, transportation of children. The new requirements…

An updated September 2020 version of the Guide to the National Quality Framework (NQF ) is now available and contains includes updated guidance on: the Exceeding National Quality Standard (NQS)…

The final stage of the review of the six children’s education and care vocational qualifications is now underway. The revised qualifications are now available for public consultation on the SkillsIQ…