Early Years @ Phoenix Park – Framework & NQS

Early Learning Years Framework

The Early Years Learning Framework was introduced by the state government in 2009 to advance children’s learning and development from birth to five years. Through the Framework’s five learning goals our educators will assist your child to develop:

  • A strong sense of identity
  • Connections with their world
  • A strong sense of wellbeing
  • Confidence and involvement in their learning
  • Effective communication skills

Click here for more information about the Early Years Learning Framework.

National Quality Standards (NQS)

A new National Quality Standards (NQS) was rolled out in 2013. Early Years @ Phoenix Park will need to meet the standards of the National Quality Agenda by ensuring quality in care in the following areas:

  • Educational program and practice
  • Children’s health and safety
  • Physical environment
  • Staffing arrangements
  • Relationships with children
  • Collaborative partnerships with families and communities
  • Leadership and service management

Click here for more information about the National Quality Standards.

Exceeding Level achieved in 2014