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.
Observing Children’s Learning: A quick guide to the terms and definitions used when assessing learning
When you enter into the world of Early Childhood Education it's no doubt just about play and teaching! Educator's alike would agree that observing and documenting children's learning makes up a huge part of the job. Assessment and documentation is crucial for educators, parents and other professionals to collate information and reflect on individual children's…
Code of Ethics Brochure
The brochure outlines Early Childhood Australia’s Code of Ethics in easy-to-follow point form.
A new National Quality Framework for early childhood education and care services. It includes a new National Quality Standard, streamlined regulation, a new rating system and new learning frameworks for use by education and care services.
A voice for young children
This new version of the Code of Ethics is a set of statements about appropriate and expected behaviour of early childhood professionals. It reflects current pedagogical research and practice, providing a framework for reflection about the ethical responsibilities of early childhood professionals. Designed especially for early childhood education and care environments, and based on the principles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (1991) this code of ethics has…
Understanding EYLF - Aussie Childcare Network
The EYLF is a guide which consists of Principles, Practices and 5 main Learning Outcomes along with each of their sub outcomes, based on identity, com...
Approved learning frameworks
Under the National Law and Regulations, services are required to base their educational program on an approved learning framework.
The National Regulations support the National Law by providing detail on a range of operational requirements for an education and care service.
Focus on Ethics: Ethical Issues—Responsibilities and Dilemmas
Early childhood educators encounter many ethical issues in the course of their work with children and families.
Education and Care Services National Regulations
"The Ministerial Council for Education, Early Childhood Development and Youth Affairs has made the following regulations under sections 301 and 324 of the Education and Care Services National Law as applied by the law of States and Territories."
Topic 3: What is the National Quality Standard?
Welcome to the ACECQA Guide to the National Quality Framework. This is a video series for parents and families of children who attend early childhood or scho...
NQF Series Changes to the National Quality Framework
Rhonda Livingstone, ACECQA’s National Education Leader, was interviewed about the changes to the National Quality Framework and discusses the background to t...