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EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES ARE RATED AGAINST 7 QUALITY AREAS. MOST SERVICES WILL RECEIVE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING OVERALL RATINGS

National Quality Framework ratings overview - Significant Improvement Required, Working Towards, Meeting, Exceeding or Excellent.

The 7 quality areas of the National Quality Standard

1 Educational program and practice | 2 Children's health and safety | 3 Physical environment
4 Staffing arrangements | 5 Relationships with children
6 Collaborative partnerships with families and communities | 7 Governance and leadership



To find quality approved early education and care in Australia visit
www.startingblocks.gov.au/find-child-care/