Terms of Reference

The delivery of quality and affordable early childhood education and care services, including:

  1. outcomes for children in early childhood education and care services, including:
    1. workforce factors such as stability, qualifications and wage rates,
    2. quality regulation (including staff-to-child ratios),
    3. participation and access to services, and
    4. environments for learning;
  2. a progress report into the implementation of the National Quality Framework (NQF), including targets met and those working toward;
  3. parents’ experiences of the outcomes of the NQF;
  4. impacts of the announced government amendments to the NQF, and the outcomes for children and early childhood education and care services; and
  5. any other related matters.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Education and Employment Committees
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3521
Fax: +61 2 6277 5706
eec.sen@aph.gov.au

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