Montessori Academy is pleased to announce that our Penrith campus has been awarded an Exceeding National Quality Standard (NQS) Rating following their assessment and rating by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).
The NQS is part of the National Quality Framework, which is a joint government initiative that aims to provide better educational and developmental outcomes for children using education and care services.
The NQS is measured on seven quality areas including:
1. Educational program and practice
2. Children’s health and Safety
3. Physical environment
4. Staffing arrangements
5. Relationships with children
6. Collaborative partnerships with families and communities
7. Leadership and service management
Montessori Academy is incredibly proud of the Penrith team, led by Centre Manager Kathleen Coquico, for achieving such an outstanding result, and for their ongoing dedication to delivering an exceptional early educational program.
To achieve an exceeding rating, our Penrith team clearly demonstrated excellence in the seven areas of the NQS. Congratulations on your hard work!
If you would like to find out more about the NQS or the assessment and rating process, head to the ACECQA website.