Tag: NQS

Daily Routines – 4 ways Storypark can help you with compliance requirements

Meeting the National Quality Standards requires a lot of work, but the most frustrating thing is, this is work that you are already doing! Yes, you are meeting all of the standards in practice, however, providing evidence that you are...

/ January 12, 2021
two teachers planning together

The planning feature on Storypark – so many possibilities

The planning feature on Storypark – what’s possible? More than you may think! After listening to educators around the world, we realised that everyone plans differently and that there could be no one-size-fits-all solution. Based on this feedback we developed...

/ July 23, 2020

Insights into the updated National Quality Framework 2018

Research shows quality education and care early in life leads to better health, education and employment outcomes later in life. The early years are critical for establishing self-esteem, resilience, healthy growth and capacity to learn. Quality education and care shapes...

/ June 18, 2018

How Bayside Park Early Education Centre achieved an ‘Exceeding’ NQS rating

The director at Bayside Park Early Education Centre, says “we pride ourselves on our relationships with parents – and feel that our open and honest communication provides a solid foundation for us to work together to support, develop and enjoy...

/ February 27, 2018

Supporting relationships and attachment in the early years

Relationships are broadly defined as the state of being connected or related. This can mean an association by blood or marriage, a kinship or the mutual dealings, connections, or feelings that exist between two parties. It is also recognised as...

/ November 8, 2017

Are we protecting or exposing children?

All children have the right to experience quality care and learning opportunities in an environment that provides for their well-being, health and safety, let’s explore what that really means… So we know that a strong sense of health and wellbeing...

/ June 29, 2017

If I didn’t have Storypark I would walk away from teaching

It’s 4.30pm on a Friday afternoon and I finally sit down. The kindy is all packed up and my day and week are finished. It has been a beautiful week, a very busy week, but a good one. As I...

/ May 17, 2017

Dear Zoo – extending children’s interests is different to extending learning

A child would come to my Kinder room on a Monday morning and be very excited to share their stories about their trip to the Zoo on the weekend. So as a graduate teacher 6 years ago, I was so...

/ April 26, 2017

Sustainability and the NQS: program priority or area of focus – Part Two

This is part two of a series on sustainability in an early learning setting and how to improve on this in relation to the Australian NQS. Read part one here! Some ways I’ve explored and improved upon sustainability in services...

/ April 5, 2017

Sustainability and the NQS: program priority or area of focus

Growing gardens, nurturing worm farms, recycling and saving water are all a great start… but let’s ask ourselves, how they are impacting the bigger picture, the outcomes for children and overall community? Sustainability: Program Priority or Area of Focus The...

/ April 5, 2017