To support Members in developing strategies, philosophies and practices consistent with the provision of high quality early childhood education and care services.
To support Members to develop understandings of, and compliance with systems of regulatory and quality assurance.
To form collaborative partnerships with DECD and other Government bodies involved in the early childhood area, built on mutual respect and professional ethics.
To actively contribute to course development and in-service training programs that support and enhance the skills and competencies of staff working in the sector.
To extend and improve the provision of services to meet changing community and family needs in South Australia.
To collect and share knowledge and information on the latest theories and understandings of high quality early childhood education and care service provision.
To interact with other bodies involved in the sector on matters pertaining to the welfare of children at community and political levels.
To promote and protect the interests of Members in any way possible, and to seek solutions to any contentious issue raised by Members.
To instigate formal and informal contact with Members.
To maintain the highest possible standard of quality and service to Members.