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 Code of Ethical Conduct for Early Childhood Services

The Code of Ethical Conduct sets out the standards of conduct every family who enrols with an early childhood service can expect of it, and what is expected of every service in the sector. Services voluntarily abide by the Code of Ethical Conduct.

The code sets out four standards. 

Our Code of Ethical Conduct

1. A STRONG ETHIC OF CARE

We care about every child in our care. Caring and relationship is as an educational goal and a fundamental aspect of what our service does

2. COMPLIANCE

We comply with all relevant regulations and rules as a crucial part of doing well for our community and society and by everyone in our service.

3. PROFESSIONALISM

We are a professional service that operates in strongly professional ways.

4. ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY

We are accountable to users for the safety and goodness of the service provided, and to the public for our use of funding. We maintain a climate of openness and transparency.  

 

Each standard has a list of criteria that must be met. Find out more - see a full copy of the Code of Ethical Conduct for Early Childhood Services