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Education and Care Services Act 2013

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Education and Care Services Act 2013 External Link

The Education and Care Services Act 2013 (ECS Act) replaced the Child Care Act 2002 on 1 January 2014 for a number of Queensland education and care services.

Education and Care Services Regulation 2013 External Link

Fact sheets and brochures

Fact sheet Changing over to the ECS Act 2013

Operating under the Education and Care Services Act 2013
- summarises key differences between the Child Care Act 2002 and the ECS Act including terminology, responsibilities, roles, qualification requirements educator-to-child ratios, building standards and physical requirements.

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Fact sheet - Staffing a service

Staffing a service under the Education and Care Services Act 2013
- qualification requirements, staffing requirements and educator-to-child ratios for services under the ECS Act.

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Fact sheet - Learning frameworks

Learning frameworks
- explains the use of the nationally approved frameworks and summarises the guidelines available to assist educators.

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Brochure - Adjunct care

Adjunct care
- outlines some considerations when establishing an adjunct care service.

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Brochure - Stand-alone care

Stand-alone care
- outlines some considerations when establishing a stand-alone care service.

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Brochure - Educating and caring for your child

Educating and caring for your child brochure
- explains to families the standards that Queensland education and care services are required to meet under the ECS Act.

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Order printed copies of these fact sheets by email to ECS Enquiries

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