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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…

ACECQA has published its sixth occasional paper, which analyses the performance of services reassessed against the 2012 National Quality Standard (NQS) from 2013-2017. As at 31 December 2017, more than…

All approved providers of education and care services are again invited to complete an administrative burden perception survey. This is the fifth time ACECQA has run this survey to identify…

The National Regulations exclude certain types of services from the definition of ‘education and care service’ and places them outside the scope of the National Quality Framework (NQF). Budget Based…

All approved providers of education and care services are again invited to complete an administrative burden perception survey. This is the fifth time ACECQA has run this survey to identify…

In its quarterly Snapshot released today, ACECQA announced that 67 per cent of children’s education and care services previously rated Working Towards National Quality Standard have improved their overall quality…

ACECQA has made a submission to the inquiry about the effect of red tape on childcare in the context of the National Quality Framework (NQF). The submission considers the ‘red…

The Australian Government has released its report on the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools. The report by David Gonski AC and a panel of education and policy…