Early Years Research reports Care Quality Insights Q2-2021
Australia’s first dedicated data and research portal for the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) sector, has released its Care Quality Insights Q2-2021 report. This report aims to address the lack of evidence-based planning in early learning sectors and help ECEC services make data-driven decisions, create baselines and set realistic goals for service quality.
Early Years Research releases Quarterly Performance Indicators Q2 2021
As Australia’s first dedicated Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) data and insights portal, Early Years Research (EYR) announced the release of its latest Performance Indicators Report for Q2-2021. The report provides childcare industries with the information required to formulate actionable insights and evidence-based strategies for business stability and growth.
Xplor Wins Two Gold Stevie® Awards in 2021 International Business Awards®
Xplor, the early learning software solution providing innovative software solutions to educators and families throughout Australia, is proud to announce that it has been awarded Gold Stevie® awards in two categories in the 18th Annual International Business Awards® today. Earlier this year, Xplor won two Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards for Excellence in Technology Innovation and Pandemic Innovations.
Expert advice on how to settle a baby to sleep
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Xplor launches in-app feature to raise funds for Red Nose Day
Xplor Technologies has teamed with Red Nose, a national charity and Australia’s leading authority on safe sleep and safer pregnancy advice. The collaboration saw Xplor support Red Nose Day and help raise awareness about safe sleep practices and support the Red Nose network established to protect young children and families.
Discover joins forces with leading software provider Xplor Technologies
Xplor Technologies, a leading global platform integrating software, payments, and commerce-accelerating technologies for businesses in Education, Boutique Wellness, Health and Fitness, Field Services, and Personal Services, has today announced it has agreed to acquire New Zealand’s leading childcare management software platform, Discover. With a shared goal in removing the unnecessary burden of administration, childcare services, educators and families will see greater access to quality childcare, including remote education options, and more convenient ways for parents to engage in their child’s learning.
Xplor releases practical guide for improving NQS Ratings
Xplor, Australia’s leading early learning software solution, has compiled an informative guide for childcare centres to help improve ratings in Quality Area 1 of the National Quality Standard (NQS). Available for free download, the guide combines recommendations from ACECQA with practical applications using software technology and acts as a handy resource for childcare owners and educators looking to improve the quality of service.
Pilot Childcare signs up to childcare marketplace, Space
Pilot Childcare, a leading childcare management service in Australia, has today signed up to childcare listing platform Space to help boost occupancy and automate marketing activities for its childcare centres. Space is part of the enterprise software suite provided by Xplor Education, designed to help childcare centres enhance the overall parent experience, from enquiry to enrolment, in a post-pandemic market.
Supporting Early Parenting Journeys: Xplor launches In-house Expert Content
When caring for children, it’s always helpful to rely on professional and research-based training from trusted sources. At Xplor, we’ve partnered with the Ternity Group’s antenatal and early parenting platform, Nourish Baby, to provide parenting advice and best practices to parents of infants (birth to 3 years). Ternity Group is the only online antenatal class provider endorsed by the Childbirth and Parenting Educators of Australia (CAPEA), and is also an Australian Council of Healthcare Standards (ACHS) EQuIP6 accredited organisation.
How to improve NQS ratings in Quality Area 1?
One way that centres can successfully compete for occupancy in the post-COVID environment is to maintain a high-quality service in line with national quality regulations. The National Quality Standard (NQS) rating of a service is a good indicator of the quality of care and education it imparts as well as its compliance with laws and regulations.
Early Years Research reports 5% drop in childcare occupancy during Q1 2021
Early Years Research, Australia’s first dedicated data and research portal for the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) sector, today announced the release of its Quarterly Performance Indicators Q1-2021 report. The research report addresses the lack of evidence-based planning in the early learning sector and provides actionable insights for services across the country.
Xplor Wins Two Asia-Pacific Silver Stevie® Awards for Excellence in Technology Innovation and Pandemic Innovations
Xplor, the early learning software solution that provides a seamless experience for educators and families across Australia, is proud to announce that it won Silver Stevie® awards in two categories in the eighth annual Asia-Pacific Silver Stevie Awards today. The awards are the only business awards program to recognize innovation in the workplace in all 29 nations of the Asia-Pacific region. More than 900 nominations from organizations across the Asia-Pacific region were considered this year in categories such as Award for Excellence in Innovation in Products & Services, among many others.
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