Connecting with Families

Team Resource Kit

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

Team Resource Kit

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.

The Educational Leader

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The Educational Leader

The Educational Leader is supported and leads the development and implementation of the educational program and assessment and planning cycle.

Suggested Questions for Reviewing Your QIP

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Suggested Questions for Reviewing Your QIP

Continuous improvement is important. Ensure you have an effective self-assessment and quality improvement process in place.

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.

Nutrition, Food, Beverages and Dietary Requirements

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Nutrition, Food, Beverages and Dietary Requirements

Our service recognises the importance of healthy eating to the growth and development of young children and is committed to supporting the healthy food and drink choices of children in our care.

Dealing with Infectious Diseases

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Dealing with Infectious Diseases

The way that children interact with each other and with adults in education and care services means that diseases can quickly spread in a variety of ways. Whilst it is not possible to prevent the spread of all infections and diseases, minimising the risk can be enhanced by implementing appropriate measures. 

Governance and Management

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Governance and Management

Governance is the system or process by which organisations are directed, controlled and held accountable to ensure that the right decisions are made. Our education and care service recognises the importance of having a framework of rules, relationships, systems and processes within, and by which authority is exercised and controlled in the organisation. We view good governance and management as essential to our provision of quality education and care.

Providing a Child Safe Environment

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Providing a Child Safe Environment

All children have the right to experience quality education and care in an environment that promotes opportunities to thrive with adults who safeguard and advocate for their health, safety, security and wellbeing.

Administration of First Aid

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Administration of First Aid

The First Aid Policy, strategies and practices are designed to support educators to ensure that ill or injured persons are stabilised and comforted until medical help intervenes, monitor ill or injured persons in the recovery stage, apply further first aid strategies if the condition does not improve, ensure that the environment is safe and that other persons are not in danger of becoming ill or injured.

Emergency and Evacuation

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Emergency and Evacuation

Emergency and evacuation situations in an education and care service can arise in a number of circumstances and for a variety of reasons. In the event of an emergency or evacuation situation, the safety and wellbeing of all staff, children, families and visitors to the centre 
is paramount. 

Privacy and Confidentiality

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Privacy and Confidentiality

Our education and care service recognises and respects the importance of privacy and confidentiality as an individual right and a basis for building partnerships. 

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