All Free Resources

Welcome to our Free Resources Section. You have access to all the resources on this page, from complete quality area guides to guides on choosing the best technology for your service.

We will continue to update this section as we create new resources. Please bookmark this page and check back often for new resources.
  

National Quality Area Guides


NQS QA1 Guide
(Educational Program & Practice)

An in-depth, practical guide to help navigate Quality Area 1—Educational Program & Practice of the National Quality Standard.

NQS QA2 Guide
(Children’s Health & Safety)

An in-depth, practical guide to help navigate Quality Area 2—Children’s Health & Safety of the National Quality Standard.

NQS QA3 Guide
(Physical Environment)

An in-depth, practical guide to help navigate Quality Area 3—Physical Environment of the National Quality StandardNQS .

NQS QA4 guide
(Staffing Arrangements)

An in-depth, practical guide to help navigate Quality Area 4—Staffing Arrangements of the National Quality Standard.

Quality Area 5
(Relationships with Children)

An in-depth, practical guide to help navigate Quality Area 5—Relationships with Children of the National Quality Standard.

Quality Area 6 (Collaborative Partnerships with Families & Communities)

An in-depth, practical guide to help navigate Quality Area 6—Collaborative Partnerships with Families & Communities of the National Quality Standard.

Xplor's QA7 Guide

NQS QA7 Guide
(Governance & Leadership)

An in-depth, practical guide to help navigate Quality Area 7—Governance and Leadership of the National Quality Standard.

NQS QA1 Checklist

A handy checklist to help you Meet and Exceed ratings in Quality Area 1—Educational Program & Practice.

NQS QA2 Checklist

A handy checklist to help you Meet and Exceed ratings in Quality Area 2—Children’s Health & Safety.

NQS QA3 Checklist

A handy checklist to help you Meet and Exceed ratings in Quality Area 3—Physical Environment.

NQS QA4 CHECKLIST

A handy checklist to help you Meet and Exceed ratings in Quality Area 4—Staffing Arrangements.

Xplor's QA5 Checklist

NQS QA5 Checklist

A handy checklist to help you Meet and Exceed ratings in Quality Area 5—Relationships With Children.

Xplor's QA6 Checklist

NQS QA6 Checklist

A handy checklist to help you Meet and Exceed ratings in Quality Area 6—Collaborative Partnerships with Families & Communities.

2022


Childcare Digital Marketing Guide (2022)

Discover the best ways to market your centre digitally and increase your centre’s exposure to families looking for childcare.

Strategies for Positive Parent
Engagement Online (2022)

Engaging with parents online establishes relationships and helps show families why your centre is the best option for them.

End of Financial Year Preparations

Tips and strategies for EOFY reporting, including where to find reports you’ll need in Xplor Office.

Xplor's Playground and Home Guide

Playground and Home

Harness the power of our educator and parent platforms to boost parent engagement.

2021


Single-platform vs
Multi-platform Software

A brief look at the pros and cons of single-platform and multi-platform software to help you determine which solution better suits your needs.

2020


Desktop vs Cloud Software:
Adapting to Technology

Discover why switching to the cloud doesn’t have to be scary and how it can increase efficiency for your centre.

Understanding your Software
Options

An introductory guide to the different types of tools and technology available to centre owners to help with the day-to-day running of childcare services.