In a mixed age group of children, an educator who is caring for one age range of children can also be counted against another age range of children, as long as the ratio for each age range is maintained and adequate supervision is maintained at all times.
Under regulation 126 of the National Regulations, qualification requirements for educators at a centre-based service, 50% of educators must have or be actively working towards, an approved diploma level education and care qualification (or higher).
Coronavirus (COVID-19) can make you sick with cold-like and flu-like symptoms. The virus can infect children however, they are less likely to have symptoms. Their symptoms are milder and they are less likely to develop severe illness.