Monthly Archives: February 2018

Increasing Maximum Numbers

Are you an existing service who wants to increase the maximum number of children that may be educated and cared for at any time? Making the application: Log in to the NQAITS. Go to Educator/Providers – NQAITS.  Once in your portal
  • Complete Application for amendment of service approval (form SA03)
(You must provide sufficient reasons for the.
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Enrolling in Network Training

Every Educator is now required to create an account for enrolling in Network training courses. This is a shift in how services have booked with Network in the past. It is important that Educators remember their password and user name to enrol in future training courses. The first time anyone books into a course will.
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Network Professional Learning Calendar OUT NOW

Accessing Professional Development to enhance Educators individuals skills and abilities is essential in an ever changing environment such as OOSH. “Education is not learning the facts, but training the mind to think..." - Albert Einstein The recently released Network Professional Learning Calendar for OOSH enables Educators to attend & focus on specific skills or access knowledge they require.
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Office of Children’s Guardian – Child Safe e-learning package

Many Educators will have attended some form of “Child Safe Organisation” training…Ongoing child safe training is important for services, as highlighted by the recent Royal Commission. Take a look at this FREE e-learning training package that Educators can work through. Once completed, Educators download a certificate, which is great evidence for A&R. Topics online covered in the.
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$20 Million Funding Consultations

The NSW Government is also undertaking a number of consultations based in areas with high demand for places… This was following independent research identifying ten Sydney metropolitan “hotspots” areas where the number of available places in Before and After School Care is inadequate in meeting growing demand. Network Survey Thanks to all the services that responded to.
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$20 Million Fund

Funding still available for providers of OOSH services for up to $30,000 to expand or establish new services. Not for profit services not located in schools is also a recent addition to the selection criteria. Previously they had to be located in a school. The funding can be used for a range of items including.
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Video Watch – Reportable Conduct Scheme

Take time out to share this important video with Management & Educators.. It is designed to inform Educators about the Reportable Conduct Scheme. Services are encouraged to use it as part of their induction and training processes. It is full of useful information including the Deputy Ombudsman gives an overview of the reportable conduct scheme and.
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Health Promotion Resource for OOSH centres across NSW

The ‘Eat Smart Play Smart Manual’ has recently been updated! This resource was developed by the Heart Foundation NSW Division and updated with support from the NSW Office of Preventive Health & Network of Community Activities The Eat Smart Play Smart manual is designed to help Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) centres to provide healthy.
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