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Gather information about the child from secondary sources

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Use child records to collect information about each child

It is essential that we respect the privacy of families when we are gathering information about their children. What can you do to make sure that you are maintaining parent’s privacy when you are recording and storing information about their children?


Use information exchange with family to collect information about each child’s needs interests and cultural practices

Parents as a source of information

What are the opportunities for gathering information from parents about a child? Think about opportunities from when parents first enrol their child at a centre.


How do we find out about children’s communities?
Share information with parents

drawing of carer taking a photo of child painting

Share information with parents

Gather information from children
Gather information from others