Aims and Objectives

– to provide European ECEC private and public services with adequate tools for self and external evaluation of quality, with the direct involvement of providers and relevant stakeholders as quality development partners;

– to define a set of adequate tools to be put into practice by ECEC service providers in different EU countries in order to assess quality delivery of service;

– to gather a set of indicators in order to assess quality in 5 areas (access, workforce, curriculum, evaluation/monitoring, governance/funding) also with a focus on digital competences;

– to develop a culture of quality at ECEC service providers level, mainly through a bottom-up approach which directly involves providers and relevant stakeholders in self and external evaluation.