Quality ratings

About this report

The quality ratings report provides access to a selected preschool's current quality rating and assessment outcomes.

Data source: National Quality Agenda IT System (NQAITS)
Updated: Monthly

Who is this report designed for?

Principals and school leaders can use this report to explore the preschool’s current quality rating and view assessment and rating trend data.

Directors, Educational Leadership and Executive Directors, School Performance can view all public preschools within their network and school performance directorate respectively.

The Executive Director, Curriculum and Reform; Director, Curriculum Early Years and Primary Learners, and Early Learning team can view all preschools.

Benefits

This report will allow preschools to identify areas of strength and areas of need, assisting their focus on continuous improvement across the seven quality areas of the National Quality Standard (NQS).

Schools can use this report to:

A screenshot of the Quality ratings report, as a single school view. A screenshot of the Quality ratings report, as a single school view.
Image: Quality ratings report, single school view.

Using the report

Use the slicers at the top of the report to select the results you want to be displayed.

A screenshot the slicers for the report, showing Division, Network, Preschool, Calendar year. A screenshot the slicers for the report, showing Division, Network, Preschool, Calendar year.
Image: Slicers viewable at top of each report.

De-select all options from each slicer to view all data available for your preschool, preschools in your principal network and/or school performance directorate

If no selection is made, all historical data will be shown in both charts within this report.

The Preschool service ratings chart shows the current rating in each quality area. This chart is updated monthly.

A screenshot of the Preschool service ratings chart with various coloured dots displayed A screenshot of the Preschool service ratings chart with various coloured dots displayed
Image: Preschool service ratings

Hovering over the coloured ‘dots’ reveals colour coding for each rating indicator in the National Quality Standard.

Rating indicator chart showing a black dot for Excellent, a blue dot for Exceeding NQS, a green dot for Meeting NQS, a yellow dot for Working towards NQS, a pink dot for Significant improvement required, and a grey dot for Not rated. Rating indicator chart showing a black dot for Excellent, a blue dot for Exceeding NQS, a green dot for Meeting NQS, a yellow dot for Working towards NQS, a pink dot for Significant improvement required, and a grey dot for Not rated.
Image: Colour codes explained

The Indicator breakdown by preschool and year chart provides a summary of ratings for each quality area for a selected school, principal network, or school performance directorate.

In the example below, the indicator breakdown by preschool and year chart shows two schools in a principal network and reveals both schools were assessed and rated in 2019 and previously in 2014.

Screenshot of the Indicator breakdown by school and year report, with the years 2019 and 2014 chosen Screenshot of the Indicator breakdown by school and year report, with the years 2019 and 2014 chosen
Image: Indicator breakdown by school and year.

View the charts

Note: Your selections will be automatically applied to all sections of the report.

Use the vertical bar at the right side of each chart to reveal the data fields for the selected school, network, and school performance directorate.

Use the horizontal bar to see data from previous years.

Screenshot of the Quality ratings report with 3 arrows pointing to the scroll bars Screenshot of the Quality ratings report with 3 arrows pointing to the scroll bars
Image: Quality ratings report, network view

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  • DoE

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  • Information Technology
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