Self Assessment and Quality Improvement Planning

It’s been a year since releasing System7 (Pre-assessment Rating program) as well as a year of learning and ‘course correction’. The full upgrade is now complete including the Quality Improvement Planning function. Pictures tell a thousand words – here’s how it looks: System7 Dashboard page – enter each Quality Area by selecting a panel. If […]

Become a ‘time-smart’ childcare service

Tick these five critical boxes using our regular ‘do-it-with-you’ Newsletter to Families and comply with 11 separate elements of the National Quality Standard 1. ASSESSMENT AND RATING All inclusions in our newsletter resource are by design, not only to inform families but to help as a visual source of evidence for Assessors. Save hours every month, […]

How will we be supporting members into 2018 and beyond?

Our journey into the New Year begins with three major announcements for System7  subscribers: A. We are adding a fully compliant Quality Improvement Plan function – this will be an organic process so you can update at your convenience and generate a complete Q.I.P. at any stage. B. We are currently aligning the existing Pre-assessment & […]

Merging existing policies with the new & revised National Quality Standard

I have been asked by our subscribers and guests “What’s the best way to merge existing policies with the new & revised National Quality Standard?” as well as “What additional support are you providing in 2018?” I have answered these important questions below BUT if you feel you need further information please message me via […]

Prescribed Information to be displayed

Display of information required at a Service (Source: ACECQA) An Approved Provider must ensure that a range of prescribed information is displayed at the entrance of the service, including: The name of the Approved Provider and the name of the education and care service The provider approval number and service approval number Any conditions on […]

Your Assessment & Rating Visit

Is your Assessment & Rating visit due this year? We’ve created the organised approach to get “rating ready”. Take 5 minutes and watch the video: If you are interested in utilising System7 follow the instructions below. You will receive a 20% reduction to the listed subscription fee. (20% discount reducing the annual fee from $197 […]

Policy Review Routine

I don’t need to tell you that all of the activities surrounding the relevance and delivery of your childcare service’s policies takes time – along with a healthy chunk of your sanity. It’s one of those critical responsibilities that must be embraced but like most things in your profession, so much can get in the […]

Selecting staff that go the distance!

Recently I was asked by a few Desktop member’s if I had a tried & proven set of questions to support staff selection.   As far as I know a set of ‘tried & proven’ interview questions does not exist – but it presented itself as a great opportunity to do some research and attempt […]

Your Responsible People

Simplifying the Responsible Person Compliance Trail…   When the regulatory authorities simplified the process of appointing a ‘responsible person’ on duty a residue of confusion remained in respect of ‘consent’ and the requirement of displaying the name and position of that person at the Service. Now that all approved education and care service’s have a […]

Technology – Helping Early Learning Professionals and Families

“Almost everyone with children in their extended family will have a favourite anecdote demonstrating how even the youngest have greater technological awareness and familiarity than the adults around them”. Well, it’s time the oldies caught up and what better way than by accessing and utilising custom-designed software (such as that developed and licensed by Kindyhub) […]