Making quality visible

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What is quality, and what is the educator’s role in quality? This on-demand webinar critically looks at quality and explains how educators can develop, lead and maintain quality in their early childhood education and care setting. You will explore how a service can embed a rich and unique approach to quality within its philosophy, drawing on both cultural and community strengths. You will also be encouraged to reflect on your service context when making decisions about practice to foster quality improvement throughout the service.

This on-demand webinar will help you: 

  • improve and maintain quality within your early learning setting
  • understand what quality looks like in the unique context of your service, in reference to the National Quality Framework
  • develop quality within your teams in different ways
  • talk about quality with families, carers and the wider community.

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Description

Sarah Louise Gandolfo is a Melbourne-based early childhood teacher and mum of two. She has worked in the early childhood sector for almost 20 years and is currently working towards a Master of Educational Leadership degree. She is a loud and passionate advocate for children’s rights, social justice and ethical leadership.

Sarah Louise is presently employed as an Associate at Semann & Slattery. Her day-to-day work involves coaching, mentoring and supporting early childhood professionals across Victoria in high-quality leadership and pedagogy. She brings to her work a strengths-based focus that values and encourages a kind and courageous approach to people management. Sarah Louise is also Co-convenor of the Anti-Bias Special Interest Group at the ECA Victoria Branch. In this role she joins early childhood professionals across the country to discuss and reflect on the social justice and anti-bias issues affecting the sector.

The highlights of Sarah Louise’s career include: presenting her research and practice at early childhood conferences across Australia; being part of the organising team that launched ECA Victoria Branch’s Anti-Bias Approach; being a finalist for the Outstanding Leadership Awards (Future Leader category); and winning the ACEL ‘New Voice’ in Early Education and Care scholarship.

Additional information

Presented by

Sarah Louise Gandolfo

Links to the National Quality Standard

Quality Area 1: Educational program and practice, Quality Area 5: Relationships with children, Quality Area 6: Collaborative partnerships with families and communities

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community

Course Duration

30 Minutes

Australian Qualifications Framework

Level 5