ACECQA is an independent national authority, based in Sydney. ACECQA guides the implementation of the National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care nationally and ensures consistency in delivery.
AEDC is a population measure of young children’s development; it provides a snapshot of how children are developing by the time they reach school. Data is collected by the child’s teacher in the first year of formal full time schooling. The census occurs nationally every three years in May.
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, is committed to ensuring Queenslanders have the education and skills they need to contribute to the economic and social development of Queensland.
QED HOME: https://qed.qld.gov.au/ EARLY CHILDHOOD: https://qed.qld.gov.au/earlychildhood/
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - Provide a range of payments and services that help families look after their children’s education and health care, and any family issues that may come up along the way. e.g. Child care benefit, (Medicare, Centrelink)
MY SCHOOL is a resource for parents, educators and the community to give readily accessible information about each of Australia’s just over 10,000 schools and campuses. https://myschool.edu.au/
My School now has eight years of data enabling fair comparisons to be made among schools serving students from similar socio-educational backgrounds, using the index of community socio-educational advantage (ICSEA). It is ICSEA that enables fair comparisons to be made between schools with similar students.
The CHILD CARE FINDER website is Australia's online child care portal. On this website you will find information on different types of child care and how to get assistance with the cost of child care. Service assessment and rating results are also found on this site. https://www.childcarefinder.gov.au/www.childcarefinder.gov.au/
WORKING WITH CHILDREN CHECK -The blue card system, has transferred to the Public Safety Business Agency. The blue card website and phone, fax and postal addresses remain the same.