5.1. Childcare providers must, at the Minister’s request and in the manner determined by the Minister, participate in the process to assess and improve the educational quality of childcare.
The Minister determines the measurement tools to be used in this process and may require childcare providers and their participating staff to provide the Minister with the information and documents required and to complete a questionnaire assessing childcare quality.
The Minister may designate a person or body with the required expertise in the field of early childhood to develop measurement tools and collect and process the information, documents and questionnaire.
The Minister follows up on the results of the childcare educational quality assessment and improvement process with the childcare providers concerned.