Casino Public School

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Department of Education Preschool Leadership and Operational Guidelines

Department preschools leadership and operational guidelines

The purpose of these guidelines are to:

- clarify the requirements of the National Quality Framework (NQF), including

        o legislation

        o quality standards

        o the assessment and rating process

        o implementation of the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF).

- provide guidance in the interpretation of the NQF in the context of department preschools

- provide advice for preschools to meet the requirements of the NQF

- scaffold preschool teams to review and update their local procedures, ensuring they are an accurate reflection of current practice and meet NQF requirements

- detail how preschools and schools work with School Services, Early Learning (as part of Learning and Teaching Directorate) and Early Childhood Education Directorate (ECE).