The National Quality Standard (NQS), Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and My Time, Our Place (MTOP) have altered educators’ beliefs about outdoor play spaces in early childhood education and care settings. This includes how these spaces should look, how and when they should be used, the learning that occurs, and how each of these needs to be documented.
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Being able to align your space with the curriculum is the most important factor to consider when opening a new childcare centre. Learn how we can help…
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STEP – helping to make every day an adventure
Big Day Out Care & Education on the Sunshine Coast offers childcare to children from 6 weeks of age to school age. When the operator, Pam Maclean, established the centre, she used STEP Learning Resources to help her make “every day an adventure” at Big Day Out.
As educators, we welcome the National Quality Standard’s recognition of the close connection between the physical environments in childcare centres and the quality of the education and care programs they provide. We know all too well how poorly designed learning spaces and ancillary areas (e.g. nappy change, bottle preparation, sleep rooms) hinder our work with the children and negatively affect our own wellbeing.
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The Children’s Spot is a unique early learning company that believes every child needs a ‘spot’ to foster and enhance the early years of their learning and development.
The National Quality Standard (NQS), Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and My Time, Our Place (MTOP) require educators to ensure children spend sufficient time with nature to connect with it, develop respect for it and, with their educators’ support, learn how to care for nature and its creatures.
There is so much to organise when opening or refurbishing a child care centre. Staff, processes, compliance, insurance and enrolments … the list is endless. But there is one aspect of opening a new child care centre that can be fun and