Encourage children to be considerate and respect themselves, others and equipment.
Encourage and guide children to appreciate the importance of equality and equal opportunity.
Foster positive attachments between children and educators.
Encourage children to make choices and take on new challenges.
Foster physical development.
Foster language and literacy development.
Foster personal and interpersonal development.
Foster curiosity, logical inquiry and mathematical thinking.
Foster creative and aesthetic development using movement, music and visual-spatial forms of expression.
Actively promote hygienic and safe practices.
Provide an environment that challenges and stimulates the children’s strengths, interests, development and needs.
Encourage children to work towards independence.
Encourage children to use manners.
Seek parents’ input into the service’s planning, program and operations.
Guide children’s behaviour in a positive way.
Encourage educators to share their knowledge, experiences and concerns with one another.
Provide educators with regular professional resources and development opportunities.
Utilize community resources.