News

January 8, 2020

Critical Reflection Conference

The Education and Care Unit is pleased to offer 30 fully funded places for Tasmanian early years educators to participate in the Critical Reflection Conference presented in Launceston on 18th February 2020. This conference will be presented by Jennifer Ribarovski from JR Education Consulting Services. Participants will have the opportunity to explore ways to critically…
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October 21, 2019

ECU Minor Infrastructure Grants 2019-2020 – CLOSED

Updated 4 December 2019 – The ECU Minor Infrastructure Grants 2019-2020 are now closed The Education and Care Unit (ECU) invites eligible education and care services and licensed child care services to apply for funding through the ECU Minor Infrastructure Grants 2019-20. Please refer to the eligibility criteria and program priorities by downloading the Application…
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October 2, 2019

2020 Education and Care Scholarship Program – This is now CLOSED

CLOSED –  The closing date is 24 November 2019. These scholarships are to assist educators with an ACECQA approved Diploma qualification and relevant workplace experience to gain an ACECQA approved early childhood teaching qualification – Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Teaching). Prospective applicants are encouraged to refer to the Information Sheet and Application Form below…
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February 15, 2018

Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) Requirement

The Education and Care Services National Regulations require an approved provider of an education and care service to ensure that a Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) is prepared by the service and reviewed at least annually. The Education and Care Unit requires all Tasmanian education and care services to update their QIP to align with the…
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Update on the NQF – Resources

Guide to the NQF Updates to the Guide to the National Quality Framework have been made. Changes include: The 2018 NQS Extensions of transitional regulations Registers of family day care educators Guidance about family day care venues Notifications of physical or sexual abuse The updated Guide to the National Quality Framework (NQF) (February 2018 version)…
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