The book KidsMatter Early Childhood: Tools and guidelines for implementation contains implementation tools such as surveys and planning templates. These documents are all available here.

Click on the sections below to explore or download the tools.

Introduction

How is KidsMatter Early Childhood implemented?

Getting Started

Plan

Plan, Do, Review, Part 1: Plan

Developing your Action Plan

Template for creating your Action Plan

Do

Plan, Do, Review, Part 2: Do. Implementing Your Action Plan

Review

Plan, Do, Review, Part 3: Review. Reviewing your Action Plan

Template For Reviewing Your Goals

Surveys

Component 1: Creating a sense of community—Staff Survey

Component 1: Creating a sense of community—Family Survey

Component 2: Developing children's social and emotional skills—Staff Survey

Component 2: Developing children's social and emotional skills—Family Survey

Component 3: Working with parents and carers—Staff Survey

Component 3: Working with parents and carers—Family Survey

Component 4: Helping children who are experiencing mental health difficulties—Staff Survey

Component 4: Helping children who are experiencing mental health difficulties—Family Survey

Additional tools

Connecting your Statement of Philosphy with KidsMatter Early Childhood, the National Quality Standard and the Early Years Learning Framework

Observation and reflection chart (BETLS)

Component Support Planner: Child

Component Support Planner: ECEC service/school

Supporting children who may be experiencing mental health difficulties: Questions to ask when making connections with external service providers

Support services for children and families

Survey Collation Tools

Survey Collation Tools

Survey collation and Component profile tools are downloadable in excel format to assist you in collating the staff and family responses to KidsMatter surveys.

Component 1 Survey collation and Component profile tool [199KB]

Component 2 Survey collation and Component profile tool [201KB]

Component 3 Survey collation and Component profile tool [197KB]

Component 4 Survey collation and Component profile tool [196KB]