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Your first step into early childhood education & care

HOW DO YOU KNOW IF THE CHILD CARE SERVICE YOU'VE FOUND IS HIGH QUALITY?

Asking these six questions can help you gauge the quality of an early childhood service when visiting for the first time.

1

How will you let me know what happens during my child's day? 

2

What's the daily routine and activities? Is there plenty of variety?

3

Are there opportunities for children to play outside and learn about the environment? 

4

How are children's interests included in the learning program? 

5

How do you deal with sickness and accidents?

6

Has your service been assessed under the National Quality Standard? What rating did you receive?



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

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