Internal Audit

QA1 - Educational Program and Practice

1.1 PROGRAM: The educational program enhances each child's learning and development

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  • 1.1.1 National Quality Standard

  • 1.1.2 Child-Centered

  • 1.1.3 Program Learning Opportunities

1.2 PRACTICE: Educators facilitate and extend each child’s learning and development

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  • 1.2.1 Intentional Teaching

  • 1.2.2 Responsive Teaching and Scaffolding

  • 1.2.3 Child Directed Learning

1.3 ASSESSMENT & PLANNING: Educators and coordinators take a planned and reflective approach to implementing the program for each child

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  • 1.3.1 Assessment and planning cycle

  • 1.3.2 Critical Reflections

  • 1.3.3 Information for families

QA2 - Children’s Health and Safety

2.1 HEALTH: Each child’s health and physical activity is supported and promoted.

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  • 2.1.1 Well-being and comfort

  • 2.1.2 Health practices and procedures

  • 2.1.3 Healthy lifestyle

2.2 SAFETY: Each child is protected

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  • 2.2.1 Supervision

  • 2.2.2 Incident and emergency management

  • 2.2.3 Child Protection

QA3 - Physical Environment

3.1 DESIGN: The design of the facilities is appropriate for the operation of the school

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  • 3.1.1 Fit for purpose

  • 3.1.2 Upkeep

3.2 USE: The school environment is inclusive, promotes competence and supports exploration and play based learning.

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  • 3.2.1 Inclusive environment

  • 3.2.2 Resources support play-based learning

  • 3.2.3 Environmentally responsible

QA4 - Staffing Arrangements

4.1 ORGANIZATION OF EDUCATORS: Staffing arrangements enhance children’s learning and development

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  • 4.1.1 Organization of educators

  • 4.1.2 Continuity of staff

4.2 PROFESSIONALISM: Management, educators and staff are collaborative, respectful and ethical

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  • 4.2.1 Professional Collaboration

  • 4.2.2 Professional Standards

QA5 - Relationships with Children

5.1 RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN EDUCATORS AND CHILDREN: Respectful and equitable relationships are maintained with each child.

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  • 5.1.1 Positive educator to child interactions

  • 5.1.2 Dignity and rights of the child.

5.2 RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CHILDREN: Each child is supported to build and maintain sensitive and responsive relationships

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  • 5.2.1 Collaborative learning

  • 5.2.2 Self-regulation

QA6 - Collaborative Partnerships with Families and Communities

6.1 SUPPORTIVE RELATIONSHIPS WITH FAMILIES: Respectful relationships with families are developed and maintained and families are supported in their parenting role

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  • 6.1.1 Engagement with School

  • 6.1.2 Parent views are respected

  • 6.1.3 Families are supported

6.2 COLLABORATIVE PARTNERSHIPS: Collaborative partnerships enhance children’s inclusion, learning and well-being.

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  • 6.2.1 Transitions

  • 6.2.2 Access and participation

  • 6.2.3 Community engagement

QA7 - Governance and Leadership

7.1 GOVERNANCE: Governance supports the operation of a quality school

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  • 7.1.1 Early Years School philosophy and purpose

  • 7.1.2 Management systems

  • 7.1.3 Roles and responsibilities

7.2 LEADERSHIP: Effective leadership builds and promotes a positive organizational culture and professional learning community.

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  • 7.2.1 Continues improvement

  • 7.2.2 Educational Leadership

  • 7.2.3 Development of professionals

Audit Completion

  • Completed by (Name and Signature)

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