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Welcome to our Free Resources Section. You have access to all the resources on this page, from complete quality area guides to guides on choosing the best technology for your service.

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National Quality Area Guides


NQS QA1 Guide
(Educational Program & Practice)

An in-depth, practical guide to help navigate Quality Area 1—Educational Program & Practice of the National Quality Standard.

NQS QA2 Guide
(Children’s Health & Safety)

An in-depth, practical guide to help navigate Quality Area 2—Children’s Health & Safety of the National Quality Standard.

NQS QA3 Guide
(Physical Environment)

An in-depth, practical guide to help navigate Quality Area 3—Physical Environment of the National Quality StandardNQS .

NQS QA4 guide
(Staffing Arrangements)

An in-depth, practical guide to help navigate Quality Area 6—Collaborative Partnerships with Families & Communities of the National Quality Standard.

Quality Area 5
(Relationships with Children)

An in-depth, practical guide to help navigate Quality Area 5—Relationships with Children of the National Quality Standard.

Quality Area 6
(Collaborative Partnerships with Families & Communities)

An in-depth, practical guide to help navigate Quality Area 6—Collaborative Partnerships with Families & Communities of the National Quality Standard.

Checklists & Tables


NQS QA1 Checklist

A handy checklist to help you Meet and Exceed ratings in Quality Area 1—Educational Program & Practice.

NQS QA2 Checklist

A handy checklist to help you Meet and Exceed ratings in Quality Area 2—Children’s Health & Safety.

NQS QA3 Checklist

A handy checklist to help you Meet and Exceed ratings in Quality Area 3—Physical Environment.

NQS QA4 Checklist

A handy checklist to help you Meet and Exceed ratings in Quality Area 4—Staffing Arrangements.

QK Desktop/Cloud Comparison Table

Easily identify the advantages of the cloud with this handy comparison table

2022


Migrating from QikKids Desktop to the Cloud

Everything you need to know if you’re considering making the switch from QikKids Desktop to a cloud-based platform.

Strategies for Positive
Parent Engagement Online (2022)

Engaging with parents online establishes relationships and helps show families why your centre is the best option for them.

2021


Childcare Digital Marketing
Guide

Learn six ways you can market your centre digitally and increase exposure to families looking for childcare.

Single-platform vs Multi-platform
Software

A brief look at the pros and cons of single-platform and multi-platform software to help you determine which solution better suits your needs.

Strategies for Positive
Parent Engagement Online (2021)

Uncover the best strategies for engaging with families online to increase your chances of securing bookings and enrolments.

Managing End-of-Year Processes in Your Child Care Software (2021)

Use this guide to take the pain out of end-of-year tasks in QikKids and start the new year right.

2020


Desktop vs Cloud Software:
Adapting to Technology

Discover why switching to the cloud doesn’t have to be scary and how it can increase efficiency for your centre.

Understanding your Software
Options

An introductory guide to the different types of tools and technology available to centre owners to help with the day-to-day running of childcare services.