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A selection of links to websites and documents that are useful to educators who are putting Foundations for Success and the Early Years Learning Framework into practice and embedding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives and ways of being into the early childhood curriculum.

Useful websites

Queensland Government Early Childhood Education and Care

The Queensland early childhood education and care sector plays a vital role in the development and implementation of government reforms.

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Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority

Guides the implementation of the National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care nationally and ensures consistency in delivery.

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Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority

Provides Kindergarten to Year 12 syllabuses, guidelines, assessment, reporting, testing and certification services for Queensland schools.

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Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC)

A national non-government peak body in Australia representing the interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.

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Early Childhood Australia

Advocates to ensure quality, social justice and equity in all issues relating to the education and care of children from birth to eight years.

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National Quality Standards

The NQS sets a high, national benchmark for early childhood education and care in Australia. Services are assessed and rated against standards across seven key quality areas.

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Useful documents

Foundations for Success

Guideline for extending and enriching learning for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the Kindergarten Year.

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Early Years Learning Framework

The aim of the EYLF is to extend and enrich children’s learning from birth to five years, and through the transition to school. It helps educators give young children a foundation for future success in learning, and opportunities to maximise their potential.

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Strategies for extending and enriching children’s learning

Definitions adapted for use in the Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guideline from Interpreting the Early Years Learning Framework: A guide for educators: Draft for trial.

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Sub-elements of the Early Years Learning Framework and Foundations for Success

A detailed look at the relationship between the sub-elements of the Early Years Learning Framework outcomes and the sub-elements of the Foundations for Success learning statements.

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Principles of the Early Years Learning Framework and Foundations for Success

A detailed look at the relationship between the principles of the Early Years Learning Framework and the guiding principles of Foundations for Success.

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Other resources

Early years count

Share in stories from communities, families and our Elders. We all play a part in making the early years count for our little ones.

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QCAA

The Queensland kindergarten learning guideline (QKLG) provides advice for planning, interacting with children, monitoring and assessing, and sharing information in kindergarten contexts.

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8 ways framework

This website contains resources and examples of work from communities and individuals guided by the 8 ways framewrok. 

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AIATSIS map of Aboriginal Australia

 
The Aboriginal Language Map attempts to represent the general locations of all of the language or tribal or nation groups of Indigenous people of Australia. 
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