The National Quality Framework, which includes the National Quality Standards, enables our services to provide the best level of early childhood education and care. The National Quality Standards are divided into seven areas that contribute to the quality of early childhood education and care:
Through the framework, our educators assist your child to develop:
The National Quality Standards and elements are paired with the early childhood education and care regulations to ensure services are adhearing to strict guidelines.
Our curriculum is based on the Nationally approved frameworks. The framework describes the principles, practices and outcomes essential to support and enhance young children’s learning from birth to five years of age, as well as their transition to school. It has a strong emphasis on play-based learning, and recognises the importance of communication and language, along with social and emotional development.
Children learn through play and it is one of the foundations of the Frameworks. Children explore, learn, communicate, discover, engage, imagine and create when exploring and engaging in play.
Our educators create experiences and cultivate environments to guide children’s play and learning journeys. The educators scaffold and strategically involve their input to help develop and extend on children’s knowledge and interests.
The framework outlines the necessity for quality programming, observations and predictable yet flexible routines. It also recognises each child as an individual learner with varying needs, which are identified through observations, evaluations and parent consultation.
Learning begins in the home environment and the early childhood setting/classroom is an extension of a child’s life, therefore the curriculum recognises the integral need for ongoing communication with families and the community. The family will always be made welcome.