Choosing a child care centre or kindergarten for your most precious one can be a daunting task. Parents can often be drawn towards brand new facilities without considering more essential things that are important for children to receive the best care and education. When selecting a centre for your child, there are generally seven indicators of quality that you should be looking for.
[trx_columns fluid=”no” count=”1″] [trx_column_item] [trx_image url=”http://www.kidzworld.com.au/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2016/07/IMG_9634-1024×681.jpg” align=”left” top=”0.35em”][/trx_column_item] [/trx_columns][trx_br][trx_br][vc_column_text][trx_list style=”iconed” icon=”icon-check” class=”theme_color”][trx_list_item]Educational program and practice – You will want to choose a child care centre whose curriculum is based on the Early Years Learning Framework for Australia. A quality centre has educators who are focused and actively designing programs for individual children, rather than using a ‘one size fits all’ approach.[/trx_list_item] [trx_list_item]Children’s health and safety – A quality child care centre promotes hygienic practices, healthy eating and physical activity, and that ensures that your child is safe at all times.[/trx_list_item][trx_list_item]Physical environment – In quality child care centres, indoor and outdoor spaces encourage children to learn through play, and to learn about sustainability and caring for the environment[/trx_list_item][trx_list_item]Staffing arrangements – Quality child care centres are staffed by educators who are respectful and ethical, and who are focused on your child’s learning, development, safety and well-being.[/trx_list_item][trx_list_item]Relationships with children – Choose a centre where educators develop respectful relationships with your child, and where your child is encouraged to develop respectful relationships with other children and adults.[/trx_list_item][trx_list_item]Collaborative partnerships with families and communities – In quality centres, staff members develop a relationship with your family to help support your role as a parent and your values about raising your child.[/trx_list_item][trx_list_item]Leadership and service management – Choose a child care centre where management is professional, has a positive organisational culture, and is committed to continuous improvement.[/trx_list_item]
Kids World Child Care Centre is committed to quality care and education for your children. We are located in 14-16 Walls Road, Werribee. For more information, visit our website www.kidzworld.com.au