3 February 2016

This article deals with the definition of minimum quality criteria for professional intervention in leisure, training and work with young people in social difficulty, to establish good practices. It is the result of an investigation which is based on qualitative methodology and, more specifically, the Delphi technique as a strategy to collect information. This technique is based on the consultation of experts and professionals who issue their opinions cyclically on the subject to be treated until they reach a consensus.In the collection of data, professionals have been involved from different organizations and different training: Social Work, Social Education, Psychology, Pedagogy ... For the design of the different instruments of data collection implemented in each of the rounds, as well as the definition of the dimensions of analysis, we have based on the contributions that these experts around Spain have given us regarding this issue, respecting their anonymity throughout the process.The result of this research will serve as reference for all the autonomous communities and can be used as a guide for the organization, planning and evaluation of social intervention aimed at this particularly vulnerable group.

2 April 2007

The purpose of this article is to analyze the assessment is the only way of guaranteeing quality in Infant Toddler practices. For this reason, firstly, this article develops the justification for assessing Infant Toddler interventions. Secondly, it enunciates the benefits related apparently to the quality of interventions and to what an early childhood quality program produces in children.


Key Words: Quality, Infant Toddler education, assessment, indicators