Punchbowl Public School preschool operates under the National Quality Framework which aims to raise quality, drive continuous improvement and provide better educational and developmental outcomes for children.
The important aspects of the National Quality Framework and its implementation are:
Education and Care Services National Law
Education and Care Services National Regulations
National Quality Standard (NQS)
An assessment and quality rating process
The Early Childhood Education Directorate who is responsible for the approval, monitoring and quality assessment of Punchbowl Public School Preschool
A national body – Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) which guides the implementation of the National Quality Framework and works with regulatory authorities
Punchbowl Public School preschool has a Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) to evaluate current practices through self-assessment, identifying strengths and then goals for quality improvement. The quality improvement plan outlines strategies for achieving the preschool’s goals and supports all staff to focus on improvements that will lead to better outcomes for children and families.
Punchbowl Public School Preschool last went through the Assessment and Rating Process in November 2020.