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 2017

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) […]

LDCPDP Funding

After consultation with a representative of the Department of Education and Training the following guidelines were provided in respect of using your LDCPDP Funding to purchase a membership. The first two point are very important: 1. Your reason to join must support the global outcome of helping your Service to implement (And manage) the National […]

Become a ‘time-smart’ childcare service

Tick the 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 in matters that […]