A professional staff that works respectfully & collaboratively provides great care to children—and helps your ratings
Services with Exceeding ratings report 38% more full-time staff than the average.
Quality Area 4 (QA4), Staffing Arrangements, of the National Quality Standard (NQS) lays out regulations and qualifications for early childcare staff and educators. In order for a centre to provide quality care to children and their families, staff must work together in an environment that encourages critical reflection and professional development. Staff that regularly examine policies and processes with a goal of continuous improvement create services that excel, not only in the care they provide but also with NQS ratings.
How to Improve NQS Ratings in Quality Area 4—Staffing Arrangments includes:
Documentation is always the key to improved NQS ratings
Storing documentation for QA4 electronically also helps you meet Element 3.2.3 (Environmentally Responsible) and is easy to access during assessments.
Digital documentation examples: