Item uses these practice principles: Reflective practice, Partnerships with families, High expectations for every child, Respectful relationships and responsive engagement, Equity and diversity, Assessment for learning and development, Integrated teaching and learning approaches, Partnerships with professionals.
Item responds to these sub-outcomes: Not applicable
'Backfill' staffing allows educators to be released from regular duties, or enables services to provide flexibility in work schedules, to enable attendance at training sessions, complete online training, and engage in professional development, coaching, reflective practice activities or consultation.
Educators must be replaced by another educator of the same qualification, whose practice aligns with the VEYLDF.
Average cost for a degree-qualified, mid-range educator is $395 per day (incl. GST).
early childhood educators.