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Question 4. The quality area 3 of National quality fram

   

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Question 4 The quality area 3 of National quality framework focuses on sustainability. The quality area 3 ensures that the children are being provided with the safe and suitable physical environment. The quality area also gives importance on creating the diverse experiences for the children. The quality area includes twostandards-- standard 3.1 which focuses on design of the service facilities and standard 3.2 which focuses on use of the service facilities (Acecqa.gov.au, 2018). The design standard ensures that the facilities are appropriate for childcare services . The standard also ensures that the premises, the furniture and the equipments are clean. The design standard (standard 3.2) gives importance on using the service care facility in the right manner (Acecqa.gov.au, 2018). The standard 3.2 also focuses on enabling the children to grow in environmentally responsible manner.References:Acecqa.gov.au. (2018). National Quality Standard. Retrieved from https://www.acecqa.gov.au/nqf/national-quality-standardQuestion 6The framework which can encourage being, belonging and becoming for children in education and care service by introducing environmental sustainability program in care service by encouraging children to participate in waste disposal and recycling process. The container and boxes by painting and decorating them with beautiful stickers can be reused to keep books and toys. The sustainable practice aims to provide a safer and cleaner environment for the children. According to the Quality Improvement Program (QIP) the environment sustainability programmes enhances locomotor skills, body management process and help in child development. The sustainability standards also include the selection of tools and furniture in environmental for cleaner and safer settings. The play can be used for serving different developmental needs for the children. Firstly, the play sessioncan be used for investigating things and showing new ideas. The children can be involved to the art and craft based play so that they can reflect their innovative thoughts with others. The children can also be involved to the gardening activities in group. Working in group can develop the problem solving skills and the social skills among the children. Taking part into the gardening can help them to understand the relationship between different elements of nature including the plant, people and the land.Reference:Brebner, C., Hammond, L., Schaumloffel, N., & Lind, C. (2015). Using relationships as a tool: early childhood educators’ perspectives of the child–caregiver relationship in a childcare setting.Early Child Development and Care,185(5), 709-726.

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