20 of the 25 Childcare services in Upper Lockyer have vacancies. Your search results include the following suburbs: Ballard, Bapaume, Birnam, Blanchview, Branchview, Cabarlah, Cawdor, Cement Mills, Coalbank, Condamine Plains and 61 more.
The average cost for child care around Upper Lockyer is $104.17/day. The average NQS Rating for Upper Lockyer is Meeting National Quality Standard.
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Upper Lockyer's average NQS Rating is Meeting National Quality Standard.
In January 2012 the National Quality Framework (NQF) came into effect across Australia.
The purpose of the NQF is to improve and standardise the quality of child care through a range of measures including better staff to child ratios, higher staff qualifications and an assessment and rating system designed to promote continuous improvement.
Under the NQF child care services are assessed and rated against the National Quality Standards (NQS).
The NQS measures the quality of early childhood education and care in Australia. It will cover
most long day care, family day care, preschool/kindergarten and outside school hours care services.
Under these standards child care services will be assessed and rated against the seven quality areas, 18 standards and 58 elements that make up the NQS.