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Quality Development Forums: Round 3

Places are still available for the FREE Quality Development forums... starting in Sydney then travelling around the State. The purpose of these forums is to assist the OSHC leadership to:
  • Share ideas and stories of practice between OSHC Leadership
  • Showcase & discuss range of services quality journeys
  • Reflect on what quality looks.
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Potential NEW Child Safe Standards

What are the child safe standards? The Royal Commission recommended 10 child safe standards, drawing on its findings and extensive research and consultation about what makes institutions child safe:
  1. Child safety is embedded in institutional leadership, governance and culture
  2. Children participate in decisions affecting them and are taken seriously
  3. Families and communities are informed and involved
  4. .
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Supporting children with Medical Conditions (Reg 90 + Reg 92)

It is essential that Educators can effectively respond to and manages medical conditions including asthma, diabetes and anaphylaxis at the service to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children, staff and visitors. Every service is required by law to have the following documentation in place for Educators to refer to… Read more

Child Protection Training Requirements

Nominated supervisors and responsible persons left in day-to-day charge are required to have completed the child protection courses approved by the NSW Regulatory Authority (s162A Education and Care Services National Law). In-house or non-accredited training is not sufficient. Approved courses:
  • CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • CHCPRT002 -.
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