Quality Rating Scale (0-6)
The development of the Quality Rating Scale (0-6) is a significant milestone in the quality assurance journey for preschools in Singapore. It comprises 8 criteria and 28 items with indicators to provide preschools with a more holistic view of quality early childhood programmes for children aged zero to six years. This instrument encourages preschools to systematically examine and improve the quality of their programmes.
The introduction of the QRS (0-6) also enables preschools to take a more comprehensive approach in assessing the centre quality. From 2020, centres participating in SPARK assessment (both new applicants and those renewing their certificates) will be required to apply the QRS (0-6) to their programmes for all ages.
ECDA looks forward to collaborating with you on this journey to provide quality preschool programmes and experiences for our children and teachers.