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Your first step into early childhood education & care


We know that 'quality' means different things to different people. A high quality early childhood service is usually one where:

Graphic of a boy holding balloons explaining what quality child care looks like. This includes, 1. Educators speak with families about their child's learning and development. 2. Children's interest are explored and included in the program. 3. There's appropriate supervisions and a focus on health and safety. 4. Children make decisions, ask questions and show growing independence. 5. Children show a strong sense of belonging and comfort in the service. 6. Children move inside and outside freely. 7. There are opportunities to learn about the community and the wider world.

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