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NQS

Understanding the National Quality Standard for Early Childhood Education and Care Services

Posted on January 28, 2020

The National Quality Standard (NQS) includes seven areas under which child care services are assessed and rated by regulatory authorities in each state/territory. These ratings help families to identify quality child care services for their children. Below we explain a little bit about the seven quality areas and how you can spot a quality service QA 1 – Educational program and practice Educators are required to create and deliver education and care programs based on the interests, needs, abilities and...

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Choosing the Right Care for your Child

Posted on January 16, 2020

When it comes to choosing an early childhood education and care service for your child it can be difficult to choose the right one for you. There are so many options out there when it comes to curriculum and teaching methods, facilities, prices, etc. so, the earlier you start preparing, the better. Choosing an option that suits you It’s best to start with thinking about what suits your family’s circumstances This includes the days and hours you might need care...

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What Should a 4 Year Old Know?

Posted on August 23, 2019
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What should a 4 year old know? This sort of question is common for parents with children of all ages, but especially in the lead up to school. All children develop at their own pace and they all learn in different ways. It’s important that we focus not just on academic skills but more so on life skills, particularly in the Early Years age bracket.   So these are some of the important things that children should know: They should...

Building Resilience in Children

Building Resilience in Children

Posted on August 19, 2019

Children’s mental health is a serious issue in Australia. Currently, 1 in 7 Australian children aged 4 to 17 are diagnosed with some form of mental health condition. There are a number of factors which have contributed to the rising incidents of mental health diagnosis in children. These include increased access to devices and social media, less time spent outdoors, decline in social networks for parents and children, and increased academic pressures.