October 16, 2023

ALERT – Minor Infrastructure Grants 2023-24

ALERT – Minor Infrastructure Grants Round 2023-24 is now closed The Education and Care Unit (ECU) invites eligible education and care services and licensed child care services to apply for funding through the ECU Minor Infrastructure Grants 2023-24. The grant round opens on 16 October 2023 and closes on 10 December 2023. The Application Guidelines and an…
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May 16, 2023

Expressions of Interest – ECU Stakeholder Reference Group – OSHC & Parent/Family Member

The Education and Care Unit facilitates a Stakeholder Reference Group (SRG). This group provides a forum for the Department to seek advice, discuss issues and collaboratively work with members to improve outcomes for children attending education and care (child care) services. Members are from relevant peak organisations and education and care sector groups, therefore providing…
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March 30, 2023

Submitting your QIP using the NQAITS portal

You may have read or heard about changes to the Assessment and Rating (A&R) process. These are national changes which aim to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of A&R.  The changes include the increased use of partial reassessments and the reduction of notice periods for A&R. The nationally agreed reduced notice periods for A&R, (between…
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