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HOT TOPICS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE 21 June 2011 ECA Victorian Branch Members Meeting www.earlychildhoodvictoria.org.au.

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1 HOT TOPICS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE 21 June 2011 ECA Victorian Branch Members Meeting

2 Implementing the EYLF  htm htm  Early Years Learning Framework Worskhops - s.html Early Years Learning Framework Worskhops - s.html  Victorian Early Years Learning Development Framework -  My Time, Our Place Framework – Framework for School Age Care in Australia (draft form– will be finalised by 1 January 2012) - es/frameschagecare.aspx es/frameschagecare.aspx

3 Refugee children in detention  Media release Children’s Commissioner needed to protect children in detention – (What does ECA do – media releases 2011)www.earlychildhoodvictoria.org.au  nts/eca_position_statement_children_of_asylum_seekers.ht ml nts/eca_position_statement_children_of_asylum_seekers.ht ml  UNICEF (1990). Convention on the rights of the child - UNICEF (1990). Convention on the rights of the child -  Parliament of Australia -

4  Professional Development in Lieu of Minimum T raining (Grandfathering) final date for application 31 October 2011 – – (Qualifications – forms)  efault.htm efault.htm  Early Childhood Qualifications Fund – next round closes 15 July 2011 –  My Time, Our Place Framework – Currently in draft form will be finalised by 1 January 2012 – agecare.aspx agecare.aspx  Out of School Hours Care

5 New – National Quality Standards  Act – Education & Care Services National Law uments/NationalInformationPaper.pdf uments/NationalInformationPaper.pdf  lity/Pages/home.aspx lity/Pages/home.aspx  New National Regulations (currently in draft form) –  Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) – located in Sydney – National Authority - replaces National Childcare Accreditation Council (NCAC) States, Territories and COAG

6 Early Childhood Registration in the State of Victoria  3 or 4 year teaching qualification  Mutual Recognition  Early Childhood representation on VIT Council

7 Diploma of Children’s Services  0-2 component – Care for Babies – nationally

8 Working with Victoria’s Vulnerable Children  Children’s Beauty Pageants – Is Australia becoming the next USA?

9 Useful Contacts HON. MINISTER PETER GARRETT - Minister for School Education, Early Childhood and Youth. HON. MINISTER PETER HALL – Minister Responsible for the Teaching Profession or HON. MINISTER KATE ELLIS – Minister for Employment Participation and Childcare HON. MINISTER WENDY LOVELL - Minister for Children & Early Childhood Development or


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