Monthly Archives: December 2012
NQS 1.1.6 Each child’s agency is promoted, enabling them to make choices and decisions and influence events in their world. Have you ever wondered why children lie, especially when it’s obvious they’re lying?
It’s called Family Day Care but increasingly day care is becoming night care. A recent survey by Family Day Care Australia of more than 300 schemes showed that 12% of educators are looking after children overnight and 14.4% of educators provide weekend care.
From 1 January 2014 at least 50% of educators who work directly with children and are included in our educator to child ratios must have or be actively working towards an approved Diploma level education and care qualification. All other educators who work directly with children and are included in our educator to child ratios must have or be actively working towards an approved Certificate III … read more
Two principles of the Early Years Learning Framework are related to reciprocal relationships and partnerships with families and within the community. Partnerships are based on the expectations and strengths of both sides.
We have seen some services introduce Progressive Morning Teas. Instead of all children eating at a set time, they are able to snack anytime during the allotted time period. This is designed to get away from rigid timeframes that may not suit all children.
QA 3 The service takes an active role in caring for its environment and contributes to a sustainable future. Quality Area 3 is all about caring for the environment, learning about our impact on the environment and how we can build a sustainable future.