Child care

Report

7 Feb 2019
103

Almost eight out of 10 (79%) education and care services are Meeting or Exceeding the National Quality Standard (NQS), according to the NQF Snapshot Q4 2018 released by ACECQA.

Report

1 Feb 2019
34

This chapter reports on the performance of early childhood education and care (ECEC) services, which comprise child care and preschool services.

Report

19 Dec 2018
65

This second report builds on last year’s inaugural report and focusses on progress made during 2017-18 in implementing the National Partnership on the National Quality Agenda for Early Childhood Education and Care.

Report

29 Nov 2018
37

This report presents the first comprehensive study of living and working conditions of au pairs in Australia. It draws on responses from 1,479 au pairs across 34 nationalities to an online survey in 2017. The study seeks to provide an evidence base to indicate the...

Report

8 Nov 2018
13

More than 20,000 quality assessments of children’s education and care services have been undertaken by state and territory regulatory authorities since 2012, with almost 2000 of these using the 2018 National Quality Standard (NQS), introduced from 1 February 2018.

In its Q3 2018 NQF...

Report

29 Aug 2018
201

In Australia, more parents are using formal childcare to support their participation in the workforce. Yet, childcare is becoming less affordable, with fees and out-of-pocket costs growing above inflation in recent years – despite the availability of taxpayer subsidies.

Report

15 Aug 2018
19

This interim report presents the committee's findings and conclusions about the effect of red tape on child care (childcare inquiry).

Report

9 Aug 2018
32

ACECQA announced that almost eight out of 10 (78%) children’s education and care services with a quality rating have an overall rating of Meeting National Quality Standard (NQS) or above.

“The National Quality Framework, which includes the NQS, has raised quality and continues to...

Briefing paper

2 Aug 2018
198

In Australia’s tax and social welfare system, many women face effective marginal tax rates (EMTRs) on work income which are higher than the marginal tax rates of the personal income tax structure. Even for some top income earners, high EMTRS may be produced. For example,...

Discussion paper

19 Jul 2018
113

This occasional paper is the sixth in a series about the National Quality Framework (NQF). It examines trends in quality improvement from the perspective of services rated Working Towards National Quality Standard (NQS) under the 2012 NQS.

Commentary

2 Jul 2018
37

Children's access to quality childcare is, more than ever, dependent on whether the government views their parents as deserving or not.

Commentary

27 Jun 2018
22

As any mother or father will tell you, being a parent is hard. Being successful at it is highly dependent on the personal and material resources of parents, and the emotional, mental and physical needs of children.

Report

10 May 2018
42

ACECQA announced that 67% of children’s education and care services previously rated Working Towards National Quality Standard have improved their overall quality rating at reassessment.

Report

8 Feb 2018
147

ACECQA has announced that 94% of all children’s education and care services approved under the National Quality Framework (NQF) have received a quality rating, with 77% rated at Meeting National Quality Standard (NQS) or above (as at 31 December 2017).

“In the last five...

Annual Report

11 Jan 2018
171

This report details the performance of the National Quality Framework (NQF) across the early childhood education and care sector over the past five years and provides analysis against the objectives and outcomes of the National Partnership on the National Quality Agenda.

Evaluation

30 Nov 2017
19

The NQF Evaluation Framework was developed by ACECQA with state and territory governments and the Australian Government to provide a common way of understanding whether and how the Nation Quality Framework (NQF) is meeting its objectives.

The framework lays the foundation and parameters for...

Report

9 Nov 2017
23

ACECQA announced that 93% of all children’s education and care services approved under the National Quality Framework (NQF) have received a quality rating, with 75% rated at ‘Meeting National Quality Standard’ (NQS) or above (as at 30 September 2017).

To be rated ‘Meeting NQS’,...

Report

10 Aug 2017
14

As at 30 June 2017, 14,106 children’s education and care services (91% of all services approved to operate under the National Quality Framework) have received a quality rating, with 73% rated at Meeting National Quality Standard (NQS) or above. There have also been almost 2,500...

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