Www.cscentral.org.au/Resources/mtop-team-meet-package.pdf. The Association of Independent Schools of South Australia. Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) provision within Independent schools provides care before and/or after school and/or during vacation time.
Some services may also provide care on pupil-free days during the school term. Generally care is provided for school age children up to 13 years of age. Some schools will accept younger children into their programs. The National Quality Framework The new National Quality Framework (NQF) includes the National Law and National Regulations and establishes the National Quality Standards (NQS) which sets a national benchmark for the quality of education and care services. Under the NQF, services caring for school age children are required to use 'My Time Our Place' the Framework for School Age Care to inform their program planning. Click here for link to The Framework. For all registration enquiries please contact Margaret Martin email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Extend.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Moving_into_the_new_system_OSHC.pdf.
Www.decd.sa.gov.au/docs/documents/1/outofSchoolHoursCareFactS.pdf. My Time, Our Place - Framework for School Age Care in Australia. The supports the ongoing development of children in school age care services.
It ensures that they have opportunities to participate in leisure and play-based activities that are responsive to their needs, interests, and choices. The Framework is part of the Australian Government’s National Quality Framework for early childhood education and care. It has been incorporated in the National Quality Standard to support consistent and quality school age care across sectors and jurisdictions, and builds on the Early Years Learning Framework.
Families looking for more information on the Framework can use . Is a self-paced professional development tool. Helps to promote collaborative relationships and partnerships between school age care services and schools. The My Time, Our Place Web-based Support Package is a professional development resource for school age care services that are implementing the National Quality Framework in their service. National Out of School Hours Association (NOSHSA) Current Issues on NOSHSA's Agenda OSHC services will come under a single set of regulations as part of the new National Quality framework (NQF) to be introduced across centre based services (including OSHC) and Family Day care on January 1st 2012. top School Age Care Framework It is an exciting time for the school age care sector in Australia.
Governments are developing a national school age care framework. The draft framework is now released for reading and reflection. Download the DRAFT framework >> Download the Facilitated Discussion Paper >> NEW Download Framework Consultation Forum dates/venues >> Questions and Answers Why do we need a framework? For the first time in Australia, governments will publicly acknowledge through the existence of this framework three very important facts: Quality school age care enhances children’s development. Where does this framework fit into the new Quality System? When will the new framework come into effect?
Is this the final draft of the framework? Outside School Hours Care. Information for schools with Outside School Hours Care As part of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) reform agenda, the National Quality Framework for early childhood and OSHC services will apply from January 2012.
A new national body, the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) will oversee the implementation of the framework, with administration of the regulation being undertaken by the NSW Government. The regulatory authority for all OHSC providers in NSW is the NSW Department of Education & Communities. Services operating in 2011 were required to be registered with Community Services.