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Children’s artwork featured in Council gallery

November 4, 2016Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council celebrated the end of Children’s Week by hosting an event showcasing the artwork created by children enrolled in Council’s Family Day Care and Out of School Hours facilities. Council’s Coordinator of Children’s Services Melissa Lefterys said the event held on the evening of Friday 28 October was the culmination of a month-long...

Children’s Services exceeds in ‘National Quality Standards’

August 2, 2016Posted in: Community

Childrens Services

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Children’s Services has exceeded national quality standards in a recent review of their out of school care service. Overseen by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA), the National Quality Standard sets a benchmark for early childhood education and outside school hours care services in Australia. Council’s Coordinator of Children’s Services, Melissa...

Wingecarribee Family Day Care earns Federal Government praise

April 17, 2013Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Family Day Care Service has been awarded a dual rating of ‘Exceeding’ Early Childhood Education in two quality standards as part of the Federal Government’s recently introduced National Quality Framework. The service received the commendation in the two of seven auditable fields following an assessment by the Department of Education and Communities (DEC). Wingecarribee...

Feedback sought on draft philosophy for Children’s Services

April 13, 2012Posted in: Community

Residents with children or involved in the childcare industry have until the end of April to provide feedback on the ‘philosophy’ currently being exhibited by Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Children’s Services – inclusive of Family Day Care and Mittagong After School Care and Vacation Care Children’s Services Coordinator, Melissa Lefterys said, “The recently introduced Education and...