Assessment Task 1: Questions

After accessing the National Quality Framework, answer the following questions:

1. What are the National Quality Standards and list 3 ways in which they will benefit parents and children?

2. There are seven quality areas covered by the National Quality Standards. List the seven quality areas.

3. Describe what quality area 5 aims to achieve.

4. In quality area 5, there are two standards (5.1 and 5.2). List these standards. Explain in your own words what this standard is trying to achieve.
Standard 5.1
Standard 5.2

5. According to the Early Years learning framework; Belonging, being & becoming, name four things you can do to promote children to have a strong sense of wellbeing?

6. According to the Early Years learning framework; Belonging, being & becoming, name four things that you can do to ensure a child feels safe, secure and supported.

7. According to the Early Years learning framework; Belonging, being & becoming, name four things that you can do to help increase a child’s interest in their own health and physical well-being.

8. According to the Early Years learning framework; Belonging, being & becoming, name four things that you can do to help increase a child’s verbal and non-verbal communication?

9. Identify three social or emotional cues from a child between six to 12 months of age.

10. Identify three social or emotional cues from a child between one to two years of age.

11. Identify three social or emotional cues from a child under six months of age.

12. Access the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and identify what each article is. Fill in the following table:

Article 2
Article 3
Article 16
Article 28
Article 29
Article 30
Article 31
Article 36
Article 42

13. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child consists of 54 articles and is guided by four fundamental principles. What are these principals?

Principal 1

Principal 2

Principal 3

Principal 4

14. Describe in your own words, how you as an educator in the childcare sector contribute to the four guiding principles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

15. According to the Physical Activity Recommendations for Children 0-5 years what are two ways to encourage infants (birth to 1 year) in physical activity?

16. According to the Physical Activity Recommendations for Children 0-5 years how many hours per day should Preschoolers (3 to 5 years) be active for?

17. According to the Physical Activity Recommendations for Children 5-12 years what type of activities should children participate in? Give an example

18. Why are patterns and routines important for child wellbeing? Why is it important to account for individual differences for impact of change?

19. Children respond to the impact of change in different ways. What are 3 possible behaviours that a child may show when faced with sudden change?

20. What are 2 potential emotions a regulated education and care service worker may come across from a child starting in a care service for the first time? What is a potential behaviour associated with each of the emotions you have identified?

21. Do regulated education and care services require a sun safe policy? Why or why not?

22. Name 2 resources a regulated education and care service can provide to reduce sun exposure

23. Why is it important to regularly wash your hands?

24. When changing a child, how many times will you wash your hands? Give examples in your answer?

25. In your own words, give a definition of what “code of ethics” means

26. Give three examples of how your work would reflect ethics in childcare

27. What are 2 strategies to reduce the impact of distress at the separation of parents and children at arrivals?

28. Why is it important to establish a routine in reference to arrivals and departures and how does this minimise distress at separation of parent and child?

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