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Embracing the assessment and rating process

Being assessed and rated can understandably be a nervous time for educators. ACECQA caught up with Vashti Hicks, an Authorised Officer with the Queensland Department of Education and Training, to discuss her role and how services can prepare and embrace the assessment and ratings process. Tell us a little about your background  I have been […]

What does continuous improvement look like in practice?

The National Quality Standard 2011 requires all services to work towards continuous improvement. (NQS page 12, A key focus of the NQF is to promote continuous quality improvement).  This means that the curriculum can’t be stagnant and must evolve over time. Each service is at differing stages with their practices and documentation. Services move through […]

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