A new National Quality Framework for early childhood education and care services. It includes a new National Quality Standard, streamlined regulation, a new rating system and new learning frameworks for use by education and care services.
Reflection as a tool for quality: Working with the National Quality Standard is intended to assist educators to understand the process of critical reflection and its usefulness for facilitating quality practices in early years settings. The processes highlighted in this document have been aligned to those required in the National Quality Framework (NQF) for Early Childhood Education and Care and the associated Quality Improvement Plan.
Early Childhood Australia's Code of Ethics is an aspirational guide to thinking about the ethical issues early childhood professionals encounter everyday. The Code of Ethics: A guide for everyday practice is a practical analysis of Early Childhood Australia's Code of Ethics, which explores the Code's importance to children, families, colleagues, communities, students, employers, the conduct of research and the profession itself.
Planning in the context of the EYLF has been written for everyone who is working with the Early Years Learning Framework. Depending on your background and qualifications, some of the language may be more or less familiar to you. These ideas will become more familiar as you discuss the EYLF with others.