QUALITY ASSURANCE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE EDUCATION: A VERITABLE TOOL FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA
Yahaya Mohammed Ndagi; Adedeji Grace Bola; Adeoye Christy Iyabo & Salihu, Umar Olaitan
The need for quality assurance in early childhood care education cannot be swept under the carpet. It’s enhanced the quality of the process that produce the children who would be the leaders of tomorrow, these include policy documentation and implementation as it’s affect national development in the scope of child upbringing. The quality of the process depends largely on proper supervision, monitoring, assessing and evaluation of the system. Therefore, the paper will examine the concept of education, concept of quality assurance, as its affect early childhood care education, the challenges of that as it hinders quality assurance in early childhood care education, concept of national development, suggestions and conclusion. The paper ends by recommending that there should be a good and equipped quality assurance unit in all our early childhood care development centres and institution to enhance quality service delivery in Nigeria.