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Early Learning and Care Quality Assessment Requirements

25. Positive Atmosphere
  1 or 2 3 4 or 5
Does Not Meet Expectations Meets Expectations Exceeds Expectations

Staff use sarcasm, mocking or harsh words Staff shout at children Staff are repeatedly impatient Staff repeatedly interrupt while others are talking Staff are repeatedly disrespectful Staff are welcoming Staff maintain a positive tone of voice Staff are patient Staff model appropriate positive social behaviour Staff direct positive attention to all children Staff demonstrate flexibility Staff use teachable moments to further develop positive social behaviours Staff display empathy

PDF of all Preschool/Kindergarten Criteria

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