News

March 18, 2020

Novel Coronavirus – update 18 March 2020

The Education and Care Unit (ECU) understand that providers, services and educators are concerned about the potential impacts of COVID-19 and the challenges it presents to the sector and community. We want to help you to understand the constantly changing situation and what is needed to be done, to follow the latest advice from the…
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February 26, 2020

Information Sheet – Cautions

A new information sheet is available relating to cautions, which can be can be issued to an approved provider, nominated supervisor, or family day care educator. Information Sheet – Cautions

January 8, 2020

Critical Reflection Conference – CLOSED

The Education and Care Unit is pleased to offer 30 fully funded places for Tasmanian early years educators to participate in the Critical Reflection Conference presented in Launceston on 18th February 2020. This conference will be presented by Jennifer Ribarovski from JR Education Consulting Services. Participants will have the opportunity to explore ways to critically…
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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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January 30, 2018

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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