Message from the CEO: 20 October 2021

Welcome to the 2021/22 CCSA member-only Governance & Management Snapshot.

We have witnessed our Members stretched and tested in many ways over the past 12 months. You have faced unprecedented challenges, and at CCSA we have been supporting our Member services through such changes. It is proven that early childhood services that are well managed with informed and involved owners, boards and committee members, are best placed to face such challenges, and make the right decisions, at the right time based on the right information.

This Snapshot further supports the management of your service and builds management capability by outlining the information you need to operate effectively to get the best outcomes for children. It outlines the key elements of managing an early childhood service and shows how these elements connect to support good governance.

I encourage you to share this publication with your management committee members, owners, approved providers, directors and other key management team members. It contains current information to meet service needs based on our years of experience supporting early childhood services. You can access the online version of the Snapshot here.

Based on your feedback from previous years we recognise many individuals would like their own printed version of the Snapshot, so in addition to this complimentary copy we are now making additional copies available to purchase, to ensure each of your management team has their own access to this valuable information. The Snapshot is ideal to use as an induction tool, training support and conversation starter. Additional copies will be available here soon.

Of course, this snapshot is just one way we support your management team. Your CCSA membership provides you with access to a wealth of online resources via the member’s dashboard on our website, regular newsletter updates, direct support through our Management Infoline, access to training and consultancies, and regular webinars to keep you informed – particularly during times of change.

As a valued CCSA member, we look forward to continuing to support the governance and management of your service and encourage you to make full use of all the benefits your membership offers.

Yours sincerely,
Meg Mendham