News

October 7, 2019

ECU Minor Infrastructure Grants 2019-2020

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 2019-20. Please refer to the eligibility criteria and program priorities by downloading the Application Guidelines. It is anticipated that applications will open shortly. This year, the ECU is…
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October 2, 2019

2020 Education and Care Scholarship Program

Applications are now open for the 2020 Education and Care Scholarship Program. The closing date is 24 November 2019. These scholarships are to assist educators with an ACECQA approved Diploma qualification and relevant workplace experience to gain an ACECQA approved early childhood teaching qualification – Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Teaching). Prospective applicants are encouraged…
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February 15, 2018

Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) Requirement

The Education and Care Services National Regulations require an approved provider of an education and care service to ensure that a Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) is prepared by the service and reviewed at least annually. The Education and Care Unit requires all Tasmanian education and care services to update their QIP to align with the…
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Update on the NQF – Resources

Guide to the NQF Updates to the Guide to the National Quality Framework have been made. Changes include: The 2018 NQS Extensions of transitional regulations Registers of family day care educators Guidance about family day care venues Notifications of physical or sexual abuse The updated Guide to the National Quality Framework (NQF) (February 2018 version)…
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