NQF and Queensland legislation
There are thousands of services that make up the early childhood education and care sector
in Queensland. Approved early childhood education and care services are regulated under
either the National Quality Framework or the Education
and Care Services Act 2013 (QLD). The service type determines the legislation, if any, that
applies to a service.
Age-appropriate pedagogies support early years teachers to apply a range and balance of
teaching approaches and characteristics of quality teaching in their classroom practice.
Teachers are supported to align curriculum, age-appropriate
pedagogies and assessment to maximise children's engagement in learning and to enhance
Learn about grants, tenders, and funding opportunities provided by the Queensland Government
to support the delivery of early childhood education and care services.
Scholarships, subsidies and bridging programs
Discover the range of Queensland Government initiatives that help support individuals who
want to work in early childhood, or who are current working in the sector and want to
upgrade their qualifications and skills.