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  • Quality Improvement Plan Template

    NSW has updated its Quality Improvement Plan template to reflect changes to the National Quality Standard that will commence on 1 February 2018.

  • Start Strong Pathways open

    Start Strong Pathways has been developed to help support the early learning needs of young children by offering families a pathway into early childhood education.

  • Quality Survey Reminder

    A short survey regarding quality in the early childhood education sector is currently underway.

  • Bushfire season is underway

    In our sunburnt country with the bushfire season beginning from October, ECE services must consider their preparedness for an emergency, as well as evacuation procedures.

  • Sector Consultations wrap up for 2017

    With a second round of sector consultation sessions recently completed for 2017, staff from the Early Childhood Education Directorate are reflecting on how much they enjoyed meeting and spending time with sector representatives who were able to attend the recent series of events.

  • Launch of Regional and Remote Strategy

    27% of four and five year old children in ECE are enrolled in a regional, remote or very remote setting (ABS Preschool Education Australia 2016).

  • Spotlight – KU Ourimbah

    We spoke to KU Ourimbah, the ‘Forest School’, located on the NSW Central Coast, about what makes their service ‘Excellent’.

  • 24-hour movement guidelines launched

    Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has launched the 24 Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years, based on similar guidelines developed in Canada.

  • Ngroo ‘Walking Together’ program

    In the spirit of fostering inclusive and culturally appropriate best practice, the NSW Department of Education has partnered with Ngroo Education Incorporated to provide the ‘Walking Together’ program.

  • Service approval requirements reminder

    The NSW Department of Education is the Regulatory Authority responsible for assessing individuals or organisations seeking to own and/or operate an early childhood education service or services in NSW.


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