The NQF Snapshot Q4 2014 is ACECQA’s eighth national report on children’s education and care services.
The data presented in this Snapshot was taken from the National Quality Agenda IT System (NQA ITS) on 2 January 2015 for the quarter ending 31 December 2014. To demonstrate changes over time, the data in places has been compared with data from NQF Snapshot Q4 2013, including the number of approved children’s education and care services and the progress in the number of services with a quality rating.
Snapshot highlights include:
- 14,577 children’s education and care services operating across Australia
- 7637 services have received a quality rating
- 65% of assessed services are Meeting or Exceeding the National Quality Standard
- 5.6% of services across Australia are operating with waivers.