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Qualified early childhood teacher

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
Synonymous names:Help on this termQualified teacher
METeOR identifier:Help on this term558891
Registration status:Help on this termEarly Childhood, Superseded 01/06/2015
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An early childhood education and care contact worker who is a degree qualified early childhood teacher meeting the National Quality Framework requirements.

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This includes:

  • A person who holds an approved early childhood teaching qualification, that is, in the list of approved and former approved early childhood teaching qualifications published by the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).
  • A person who has ‘equivalent’ early childhood teaching qualifications, as defined by ACECQA.
  • A person who is otherwise deemed to have the necessary skills and qualifications to be employed as an early childhood teacher by the jurisdiction or by ACECQA.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termEarly Childhood Data Sub Group (ECDSG)
Steward:Help on this termEarly Childhood Data Sub Group (ECDSG)

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See also Early childhood education and care contact worker Early Childhood, Superseded 01/06/2015

Supersedes Early childhood education and care teacher Early Childhood, Superseded 28/05/2014

Has been superseded by Qualified early childhood teacher Early Childhood, Standard 01/06/2015

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Early childhood education and care worker cluster Early Childhood, Superseded 01/06/2015

Person (employed)—level of highest qualification in early childhood education and care, code N[N] Early Childhood, Superseded 01/06/2015

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