Division of Early Childhood
The Division of Early Childhood is the team appointed by the Ministry of National Education, through the Vice-ministry of Preschool, Basic and Secondary Education, to define the education policy for early childhood and ensure its proper implementation through the technical assistance provided to territorial entities.
Its strategic lines are:
- References of Early Education: This line of action accounts for the design, construction and positioning of the technical guidelines and guidelines for early childhood education. This set of conceptual, methodological and technical criteria relate to: Technical Reference in Early Education, the Pedagogical Guidelines and the guideline of Qualification of the Human Talent working with Early Childhood.
- Strengthening of Early Education: it seeks to position and establish the mechanisms and processes required to incorporate certified Territorial Entities and manage the development and positioning of initial education, strengthening the work of the education sector.
- Quality management for the modalities of early education: This strategic line defines the criteria and standards for the provision of services in different scenarios, in order to ensure the quality of care directed at girls and boys. As fundamental support of this purpose, the design and implementation of inspection, monitoring and control processes in territorial entities is considered in the framework of the institutional powers that correspond to each sector of the State.
- Qualification of Human Talent: This strategic line is aimed at generating continuous updating processes on topics that contribute to the understanding of the meaning and scope of early childhood education, aimed at those responsible for the process of Comprehensive Care in Early Childhood.