Being Nominated Supervisor

Simple Guides

Being Nominated Supervisor

This is a simple guide to the role of Nominated Supervisor under the National Quality Framework (NQF) for centre-based and family day care services.

Woollahra Preschool Philosophy

Service Philosophies

Woollahra Preschool Philosophy

We believe educators should give priority to nurturing relationships – providing children with consistent emotional support, trust and guidance to assist children to develop the skills and understandings they need to interact positively with others.

Woodrising Community Preschool and Child Care Centre Philosophy

Service Philosophies

Woodrising Community Preschool and Child Care Centre Philosophy

We value natural learning in natural environments. We support the children to engage in interest based, exploratory play – something that is intrinsically motivated and not forced upon the children.

Rainbow Cottage Philosophy

Service Philosophies

Rainbow Cottage Philosophy

The staff of Rainbow Cottage believes the children that come to our centre have a variety of personal experiences and environmental factors which contribute to personal development.

Quirindi Preschool Kindergarten Philosophy

Service Philosophies

Quirindi Preschool Kindergarten Philosophy

This recipe is based on the book ‘A Mandate for Playful Learning in Preschool...’ Belonging, Being and Becoming, ‐ The Early Years Framework for Australia.

Possum Place Philosophy

Service Philosophies

Possum Place Philosophy

Possum Place Child & Vacation Care Centres promote the value of childhood as a time when children as capable learners and co-constructors begin and continue their life journey. This is inclusive of respecting and embracing diversity and encouraging open collaboration and belonging for all participants.

Normanhurst West Community Preschool Philosophy

Service Philosophies

Normanhurst West Community Preschool Philosophy

Our Preschool provides a play-based curriculum which can evolve and respond to the interests of each child, a warm, friendly and child safe environment with a flexible routine which allows children to feel secure in their ability to learn and play.
 

Gymea Community Preschool Philosophy

Service Philosophies

Gymea Community Preschool Philosophy

At Gymea Community Preschool we recognise the Dharawal people, the traditional owners of the land on which we learn and play. We acknowledge our responsibility to learn from the local Aboriginal community to implement practices and policies that are respectful of their land, language, culture and traditions. 

Being on the Committee

Simple Guides

Being on the Committee

This is a simple guide to being on the management committee for NSW long day care services and preschools.

Education & Care Abbreviations

Simple Guides

Education & Care Abbreviations

Managing an early education and care service means becoming familiar with the many abbreviations you will encounter. The following guide is designed to help you make sense of them.

Sleep and rest for children

Sample Required Policies

Sleep and rest for children

All children have individual sleep and rest requirements. Children need a comfortable relaxing environment to enable their bodies to rest. This environment must be safe and well supervised to ensure children are safe, healthy and secure in their environment.

Updated: 11 March 2022

Issue 138

Rattler

Issue 138

We hope that you enjoy this issue of Rattler, which begins with a spotlight on CELA member Armidale Community Preschool, who started Term 1 with their entire team falling ill with COVID. Director Sue Motley shares how she was able to ensure that the preschool remained open, while keeping a focus on educator wellbeing and health.

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