NQF Reflection Tool

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NQF Reflection Tool

This NQF Reflection Tool has been designed for early education and care services to use to guide their preparation for meeting the requirements of the National Quality Standard.

Time Management

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Time Management

The roles and responsibilities of educators working in education and care services seems to be increasing daily. There are learning frameworks to engage with, national regulations and assessment criteria to unpack and understand. Educators are feeling time poor!

Connecting with Families

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Connecting with Families

How do we connect with families to ensure our service, educational program and caregiving meets their needs and provides the best start in life for their child?

Running a Staff Meeting

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Running a Staff Meeting

Management, educators and staff work with mutual respect and collaboratively, and challenge and learn from each other, recognising each other’s strengths and skills.

Marketing Your Early Education and Care Service

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Marketing Your Early Education and Care Service

An effective marketing plan assists you to successfully manage your resources and time, and will enable you to budget realistically for marketing activities.

Engaging with Your QIP

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Engaging with Your QIP

The National Regulations require approved Early Childhood Education and Care Services to have a Quality Improvement Plan (QIP).

Establishing Positive Relationships

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Establishing Positive Relationships

Establishing positive relationships and effective collaboration between families, children and the local community involves more than just routine everyday contact.

Goal Setting

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Goal Setting

As early childhood professionals we need to regularly assess our practice to identify our strengths and areas where we can make improvements. Once we have determined an area we would like to improve or develop it is important we plan to work towards this. This is where goal setting comes in.

Reflection for Staff Meetings

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Reflection for Staff Meetings

The National Quality Standard talks about educators establishing a culture of professional inquiry, collaboration and working together towards common goals.

Speaking About Practices

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Speaking About Practices

Being able to speak out about your service’s practices is an integral part of operating an early childhood education and care service.

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