Educational games

NQS knowledge game

The Quest for Quality is a trivia-style game for educators on the seven quality areas of the National Quality Standard (NQS). It brings a bit of fun into your professional discussions and critical reflection, and tests your knowledge of the NQS.

Purchase a set of knowledge cards

Print off (double-sided) your own copy:

Extension packs

Handbook and game spinner


ACECQA Kahoot!

Kahoot! is a quiz based learning platform that is free and easy to access. ACECQA has developed a series of Kahoot! quizzes designed to be used individually or in teams as a way to test education and care knowledge, reflect on practice and consider development opportunities. Our Kahoot! Quiz Instructions have everything you need to start accessing the quizzes, specially designed by ACECQA for the children’s education and care sector.

NQF - Who Does What?

Do you sometimes get stuck with working out who does what under the National Quality Framework? The NQF - Who Does What? card game is a quick interactive activity for education and care staff that has a focus on some of the different roles and functions that ACECQA and the state and territory regulatory authorities have. Why not download the game and see how your team goes playing it, and who knows what!  

Exceeding NQS themes activity

Are you looking for a way to reflect on Exceeding National Quality Standard (NQS) practice at your service? The Exceeding NQS themes activity can assist service and educational leaders engage service staff with the three Exceeding NQS themes:

  1. Practice is embedded in service operations
  2. Practice is informed by critical reflection
  3. Practice is shaped by meaningful engagement with families and/or the community.

This activity will assist in determining service strengths where there is evidence of practice that aligns with Exceeding NQS themes, as well as consider opportunities to include in your service’s Quality Improvement Plan (QIP).