Digital edition – PDF (416 PAGES)
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Managing an early education and care service is a complex and rewarding experience for Directors in services throughout New South Wales.
Essential Guide to early learning service management in NSW offers extensive information about a director’s role and the how to of managing money and resources, staff, compliance, planning, policy, children’s safety, leadership and advocacy of an education and care service.
Available to CELA members, this guide particularly examines the underpinnings of quality education and care service provision. It also contains a wide range of sample forms to be used by services on a daily basis and provides access to carefully chosen websites to enable Directors to obtain accurate, up-to-date information.
The Essential Guide is widely recognised as an invaluable resource for managing an early education and care service in Australia. Whether you’ve been a Director for years, an Educator looking to broaden your knowledge, an educator looking to learn more, or a student starting out on your ECEC journey, the Essential Guide is, well, essential!
[The Essential Guide] has saved the day so many times! It’s great being able to pull it out and have a starting point.
– Sue, Greenmeadows Preschool
2021 REVISED DIGITAL EDITION
The Essential Guide has gone through a full review for 2021, taking into account changes to legislation across the sector. All sample forms and external website links have been reviewed and updated, along with information relating to the NQF and NQS.
ESSENTIAL GUIDE CHAPTERS
1. A Director’s management responsibilities
2. Education and care in NSW: an overview
3. The importance of good management
4. Managing money and resources
5. Managing staff
6. Managing compliance
7. Managing planning and policy
8. Managing children’s safety
9. Managing the challenges
10. Managing action, advocacy and activism
12. Resources to support management
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