Videos

ACECQA has developed various videos to support providers and educators to understand the National Quality Framework.

 

Videos on the National Quality Framework

Find more videos on our YouTube channel.

Exceeding National Quality Standard theme guidance

New guidance in the Guide to the National Quality Framework explains what a service must demonstrate for a standard to be rated Exceeding National Quality Standard (NQS) from 1 February 2018. Professor Jennifer Sumsion from Charles Sturt University and Dr Jennifer Cartmel from Griffith University were among a panel of experts that contributed to the development of the guidance and have come together in this video to discuss how it can be used by educators, providers and assessors, to understand and articulate practice.

Outside school hours care

A recap of key learnings from the ACECQA – National Outside School Hours Services Association quality area 1 workshop for outside school hours care services.

Additional presentation resources

Download Participant workbook

Watch a discussion with Dr Jennifer Cartmel and Professional Jenny Sumsion on My Time, Our Place: Framework for School Age Care and the intention behind documentation as part of the cycle of planning.

Watch a staff critical reflection planning meeting

Why is safe sleeping important?

Services must take reasonable steps to ensure children’s needs for sleep and rest are met, having regard to each child’s age, developmental stages and needs. The approved provider must ensure policies and procedures are in place about sleep and rest practices for children and infants, based on current recommended evidence-based guidelines. ACECQA’s National Education Leader, Rhonda Livingstone, contributed to this safe sleeping resource for Red Nose. Red Nose has a range of resources available to keep education and care services informed about safe sleep and rest practices.

Professional discussion about inclusion

Gaye Ryberg from the Sydney Metro South Inclusion Hub and Susan Franco from Explore and Develop Lilyfield have a professional discussion about the importance of planning for and embedding inclusive practice. They discuss how a Strategic Inclusion Plan (SIP) can link with the Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) and a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).


Videos on the changes to the National Quality Framework

Changes to the NQF - ECA webcast

ACECQA’s National Education Leader, Rhonda Livingstone presents an overview of key changes to the National Quality Framework (NQF).

NQF Journey so far

A brief look at the journey so far which led to the changes to the National Quality Framework on 1 October 2017.

Introduction to the NQF changes

ACECQA’s National Education Leader, Rhonda Livingstone provides an overview of the background to and key aspects of the changes to the National Quality Framework and the National Quality Standard.


Educational leadership videos

Critical reflection - Recording and sharing information

Catherine Lee, Director and Nominated Supervisor at The Point Preschool shares her thoughts on critical reflection.

Critical reflection - Evaluation and its challenges

Catherine Lee, Director and Nominated Supervisor at The Point Preschool takes us through the ongoing process of evaluation and the way her team overcomes the challenges.

Leadership in education and care

Laurie Kelly from Mindworks shares some interesting insights into the role of the educational leader.

Role of educational leader

Peta McNellie and Kym Groth from Family Day Care Association Queensland, Evelyn Callaghan and Sarah White from Deakin School for Early Learning, Kylie Brannelly from the Queensland Children's Activity Network.

Documenting and assessing children's learning

National Education Leader Rhonda Livingstone discusses documenting and assessing children’s learning.

Incorporating cultural competence in everyday practice

Discussion on incorporating cultural competence In everyday practice.

Leadership in education and care

Joce Nuttall, Professor at Australian Catholic University, Melbourne and ACECQA Board member discusses leadership in children’s education and care services and how it impacts on the quality areas of the National Quality Standard.

Educational leaders supporting the cycle of planning

Joce Nuttall, Professor at Australian Catholic University, Melbourne and ACECQA Board member considers the way educational leaders support the cycle of planning and take the longer view when thinking about and evaluating programs for children.

New to the Committee of an education and care service

ACECQA’s National Education Leader discusses the important role management committees have and also explores the changes to the National Quality Framework that are important to know as new committee members.

 

The role and exciting future of educational leaders

ACECQA's National Education Leader, Rhonda Livingstone, presented to the Educational Leaders Western Australia Forum on the role and exciting future of educational leaders.

You can pause, stop and rewind the presentation as needed using the menu options.

Two worksheets referenced during the presentation:

ACECQA's Top Ten Resources

Provocations worksheet

ACECQA National Workshop Webcast with National Education Leader Rhonda Livingstone Quality Area 1: Educational Program and Practice


eLearning videos for educators and providers

These resources are presented by ACECQA National Education Leader Rhonda Livingstone to support your quality improvement journey.

An Introduction to Documenting children’s learning and development in children’s education and care services

Transcript Podcast 1

Why do we need to document and what is the most effective way to document?

Transcript Podcast 2

Documentation – walking through the relevant requirements

Transcript Podcast 3

What educators may expect in an assessment and rating visit and tips for improving your service

Transcript Podcast 4


Videos for families

Starting Blocks has a range of resources that provide parents with information about early childhood education and care.

We have developed a series of videos to help explain the NQF, quality ratings and how services are assessed and rated. Watch them all on our Guide to the NQF playlist on YouTube.

Topic 1: Why has the NQF been introduced?

Topic 2: What are the key changes under the National Quality Framework?