Unpacking Self-Assessment and Quality Improvement – for NSW Sector employees only

Tools, tips and information to support effective continuous improvement 


This free, online professional learning opportunity will build knowledge and confidence in self-assessment and continuous improvement processes to support services located in NSW to deliver and celebrate high-quality practices with families and the community, as well as enabling services to feel prepared and better equipped for Assessment and Rating.

CELA has been contracted by the NSW Department of Education under the Sector Development Program to deliver: Unpacking Self-Assessment and Quality Improvement – tools, tips and information to support effective continuous improvement.

This session - offered for NSW Sector employees only - will provide:

  • Tools and activities that enable self-assessment to be built into the culture of your service
  • Key information to support educators and service leaders to feel confident in the self-assessment and continuous improvement process
  • Practical tips for each service type to enable all team members to understand and be more involved in self-assessment

The session has been designed to support all service types, including OOSH, Mobiles, Family Day Care, Preschool and Long Day Care Services in their capacity to:

  • Understand the tools available to make key quality practices visible at your service
  • Understand how self-assessment supports and builds confidence for Assessment and Rating
  • Identify how your service team can be empowered to be part of, and contribute to, self-assessment as well as continuous improvement processes
  • Support how key practices are written in the NSW Self-Assessment Working Document 


  • Live 3 hour online training session
  • 30 Aug 22 to 15 Feb 23 (nine dates to choose from)
  • Presented by respected CELA expert trainer Kerrie Maguire
  • Cost: Free
  • Offered for NSW Sector employees only

Limited spaces for NSW Sector employees only. Don't miss out.

Unpacking self-assessment and quality improvement has been funded through the NSW Department of Education’s Sector Development Program.

Join the waitlist – for NSW Sector employees only

  • Unpacking Self-Assessment and Quality Improvement is a training offered for NSW Sector employees only.
  • If the session you would like to attend is full, please join the wait list below. If a spot becomes available we’ll be in touch.

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National Quality Standard Areas

Area 7 – Governance and leadership

Available Dates

  • Thu, 13 Oct 2022Fully booked

    Date: Thursday, 13 October 2022
    Time: 1.00pm - 4.00pm
    Delivery Method: Webinar

  • Tue, 25 Oct 2022Fully booked

    Date: Tuesday, 25 October 2022
    Time: 12.00pm - 3.00pm
    Delivery Method: Webinar

  • Thu, 17 Nov 2022Fully booked

    Date: Thursday, 17 November 2022
    Time: 10.00am - 1.00pm
    Delivery Method: Webinar

  • Mon, 28 Nov 2022Fully booked

    Date: Monday, 28 November 2022
    Time: 5.00pm - 8.00pm
    Delivery Method: Webinar

  • Tue, 31 Jan 2023Fully booked

    Date: Tuesday, 31 January 2023
    Time: 1.00pm - 4.00pm
    Delivery Method: Webinar

  • Wed, 15 Feb 2023Fully booked

    Date: Wednesday, 15 February 2023
    Time: 10.00am - 1.00pm
    Delivery Method: Webinar

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Over 7,000 early educators, across all qualification levels, participated in learning and development with CELA in 2021. CELA has a strong vision and philosophy for professional learning, built over our 40 year history as the peak body for Australia’s early and middle childhood education sector. 

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