The Early Childhood Intervention Services change process has reached a critical point where co-construction and staff consultation is essential. It is recognised that ECIS staff have performed well since the NDIS came in and that a sharper focus is required to avoid duplication of services and align with current staff knowledge. As such, it has been determined that ECIS staff will move to a new model over 5 years to become ‘Early Years Inclusive Coaches’.
For this change process to be successful, staff will need to be well supported to make necessary changes in practice. The AEU have been invited to ensure that staff, who are recognised as important stakeholders, have an opportunity to contribute their thoughts, ask questions, and receive information through a feedback loop.
AEU representatives have attended ECIS sites across the state to receive feedback and, after a meeting with DoE representatives, it has been agreed that the AEU would collate further feedback through this survey. This anonymous survey is the first iteration of a number of joint inquiries undertaken by ECIS principals along with AEU and DoE representatives.
Our first task is to have staff complete the following questionnaire.
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