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Learning frameworks and guidelines

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Browse the collection of resources, templates and forms to help services and families understand the learning frameworks and guidelines for early childhood education and care services.​

Documents

Foundations for Success​

Foundations for Success (PDF, 5.6MB) (RTF, 693KB)

Sections 1 and 2 of the guideline set out the principles and perspectives that underpin a culturally secure kindergarten program.
Foundations for Success Sections 1 and 2 (PDF, 783KB) (RTF, 71KB)

Section 3 introduces a decision-making process which educators will use to make intentional, purposeful and thoughtful decisions that guide their planning for children's learning.
Foundations for Success Section 3 (PDF, 1MB) (RTF, 127KB)

Section 4 explores how educators use the decision-making process described in Section 3 to extend and enrich children's learning. It provides an overview of each of the five learning areas linked clearly to the outcomes of the EYLF.
Foundations for Success Section 4.1 (PDF, 674KB) (RTF, 68KB)
Foundations for Success Sections 4.2 and 4.3 (PDF, 1MB) (RTF, 77KB)​
Foundations for Success Sections 4.4 and 4.5 (PDF, 1.5MB) (RTF, 92KB)

In Queensland, a transition statement is a summary of each child's learning across their kindergarten year. It includes contributions from the kindergarten teacher, parents and child.

A printed copy of the statement is made available to each child's family.

Families are encouraged to pass a copy of the transition statement on to the school upon entry into the child's Prep year.

Foundations for Success includes sample interactive transition statements.
Sample Interactive Transition Statement 1 (PDF, 537KB) (RTF, 40KB)
Sample Interactive Transition Statement 2 (PDF, 547KB) (RTF, 41KB)

Links

Educators' Guide to the Early Years Learning Framework

Supports curriculum decision making to extend and enrich children's learning from birth to 5 years and through the transition to school.

Educators' Guide to the Framework for School Age Care in Australia

The Educators' Guide has been developed to support the professionals practice of those who are responsible for the interactions, experiences, routines and events, planned and unplanned, that occur in a school age care environment designed to foster children's wellbeing, development and learning.

My Time, Our Place – Promoting Collaborative Partnerships between School Age Care Services and Schools

Assists educators to provide children with opportunities to maximise their potential and develop a foundation for future success in life.

Belonging, Being & Becoming – The Early Years Learning Framework for Australia – Information for families

A new, national early learning framework for children from birth to 5 years.

Foundations for Success

Guideline for extending and enriching learning for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the kindergarten year.

Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guideline (QKLG)

Provides advice for planning, interacting with children, monitoring and assessing, and sharing information in kindergarten contexts.

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Last updated 12 February 2019