Resources & Research

ACECQA maintains a repository of resources and research reports to support National Quality Framework (NQF) implementation including the Guide to the NQF, national registers, forms and Authorised Officer training.

Acecqa – The Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority

ACECQA maintains a repository of research and reports relevant to the National Quality Framework (NQF) including education and care sector research, NQF snapshots and Annual Performance reports.

The educational leader in children’s education and care services has an influential role in inspiring, motivating, affirming and also challenging or extending the practice and pedagogy of educators.

This section contains information on the initial action steps for those considering opening their own childcare service.

You can submit most applications and notifications online using the National Quality Agenda IT System (NQA IT System) . All applications and notifications are processed by the regulatory authority in…

The Guide to the National Quality Framework (NQF) is designed to help education and care providers, educators and authorised officers understand and apply the requirements of the NQF.

Features Registered users can view and update their provider and service details, lodge applications and notifications, and pay invoices. The NQA IT System generates reference numbers for Provider actions, which…

ACECQA's range of materials assist providers and educators to better understand and align their practice with the National Quality Framework, as well as support conversations with families.

The national registers contain information about approved education and care services and providers. These registers are updated weekly from data held in the National Quality Agenda IT System.

ACECQA has developed a portal for authorised officers to complete online training.

A collection of resources developed for service leaders to assist them in meeting the National Quality Standard (NQS).

Information to consider when preparing and reviewing policies and procedures.

Dual Program Pathways has been established to support the ongoing quality improvement of eligible children's education and care services in NSW.

A suite of resources to support providers and services to understand and implement their obligations under the DDA.