Operating an early childhood education service

In this section

  • Regulation, assessment and rating

    Early Childhood Education Directorate has regulatory responsibility to raise quality and drive improvement in NSW early education and care services.

  • Setting up a new service

    To operate an education and care service in NSW, you will need to apply for provider approval and service approval.

  • Grants and funded programs

    Our programs are designed to help services meet the goals of the National Partnership Agreements on universal access to early childhood education.

  • Making services accessible for all children

    We are committed to ensuring that all children in NSW can participate in 600 hours, no matter where they live or what their circumstances are.

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