Work with families and communities for higher Quality Area 6 ratings

Learn how communities and services can go hand-in-hand in achieving quality outcomes for children.

Investing time, effort and resources throughout a child’s early years has been found to have a major influence on their learning, behaviour, health, and welfare as they transition from childhood to adulthood. Forming relationships helps centres understand how to effectively serve children in their care, which requires active communication, consultation, cooperation and genuine support.

Xplor's QA6 Guide
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How to improve NQS Ratings in Quality Area 6

In this guide, you’ll learn:

  • How to support families in their parenting role.
  • How parents and educators can collaborate with transitions.
  • How to practice inclusion by using the Inclusion Support Programme.
  • How to foster a good sense of community that will benefit children.
  • How to understand children’s strengths, interests, needs and learning styles.