How child care services can connect to their community

Gowrie NSW has compiled a fantastic list of free fact sheets available to child care services to help improve their reach into their local community. Quality Area 6 of the National Quality Standard (NQS) focuses on collaborative partnerships with families and communities so it’s important that all child care services aim to truly connect with their community. By doing so child care services ensure:

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NQS: Importance of partnerships to enhance kids learning and well being


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NSW Gov to streamline approval processes for new child care services

The NSW Government has formed a new Joint Working Group whose main aim is to make it easier for new child care services to get established in NSW. With representatives from the NSW Department of Education, the Department of Planning and Environment and the Office of Local Government, they will explore how they can simplify the planning system as it applies to child care centres. Planning Minister Rob Stokes has welcomed this new group.

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6 tips to implement a new invoice and payment process into your child care service

If you’re suffering from slow payments, late payments and non-payments, the chances are your current invoice and payments system isn’t working as well as it could be. If this is the case, it could be time to develop a new structure. Change is always challenging, for everyone involved, so here’s how to implement things smoothly and keep everyone’s good will.

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