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Policy writing and evaluation. Policy Development Template 1. Policy name (e.g. “Lockdown Policy“). 2. The rationale for/purpose of this policy: why is it important to
Early Childhood Service Policies. Many early childhood services are caught up in a sea of paperwork under a belief that a policy on nearly everything needs to exist. But it doesn’t according to Dr Sarah Alexander. A service must have […]
Here is a sample emergency management policy template, covering different emergencies such as fire, flooding, terrorist or armed offender, and natural disasters such as earthquakes, volcanic activity, and tsunamis. We also show you what you might put in a sample […]
This template will help you develop and review your early childhood service’s child protection policy. Rationale – Why do you need this policy? Describe your commitment to protect children from child abuse and neglect. Include discussion about: Teachers as advocates […]
Does your early childhood service have a well-written, well thought-out complaints policy? Getting it right is essential to support people to raise their concerns and avoid situations escalating and further problems. Waiho i te toipoto, kaua i te toiroa. Let […]
ECE Service Lockdown Policy Template and Procedures. The terror incident in Christchurch in March 2019 prompted many ECE services to review their lockdown procedures, leaving us questioning whether we are well-prepared for situations where we may need to go into […]
Prevent Child Escapes. Having a child slip out of a gate un-noticed or being sent home with the wrong person is something that everyone would dread. It is expected that children are safe in their ECE environment and cared for […]
Separated Parents. It can be tricky being caught between parents, new partners of parents, and lawyers and it’s never easy trying to determine what information if any you can and should share and where the line is between privacy rights and responsibilities and […]
Below is a copy of the procedures developed by one of our members for operating under Alert Level 3. Thank you to Whenuakite Country Kids! It will of course be constantly updated and improved with experience and based on government guidance. […]
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