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Learning frameworks and guidelines

Under the National Quality S​tandard, there are two nationally approved learning frameworks outlining practices that support and promote children's learning from birth to 12 years old, and their transition to school:

  • the Early Years Learning Framework (applies to most long day care, family day care and kindergarten services)
  • the Framework for School Age Care (applies to outside school hours care services and long day care or kindergarten services with school age children).

Download the national learning frameworks.

Supporting guidelines

A number of learning guidelines have been developed which support and build on these frameworks, including:

The Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) offers an accreditation service for kindergarten guidelines.

Read a register of accredited kindergarten guidelines.

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Last updated
22 October 2018
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