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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April 26, 2023

ECU & WT Scholarship Expression of Interest – ECA Reconciliation Symposium

The Education and Care Unit (ECU) and the Working Together – supporting early learning program are pleased to offer four scholarships for registration at the 2023 ECA Reconciliation Symposium for people currently working in the early childhood education and care sector in Tasmania. Two of these tickets will be available as a preference to people from Working…
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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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January 9, 2023

Changes to Assessment and Rating in 2023

The ECU are implementing several changes to our Assessment and Rating (A&R) processes in 2023. The changes are in line with a revised national approach and seek to make quality assessment and rating more effective. The changes include; a reduced notice period of 1 to 5 days for most A&R visits from late March 2023.…
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