EDUCATION Law 27.064 Regulation and Supervision of Non-Inclusive Education Institutions in Official Education. General provisions. Sanctioned: December 04, 2014 Cast: January 09, 2015
The Senate and Chamber of Deputies of the Argentine Nation assembled in Congress, etc. sanction with force
CHAPTER I ARTICLE 1 —
The purpose of this Act is to regulate the conditions of operation and to supervise pedagogically the institutions not included in official education that provide early childhood education and care from forty-five (45) days to five (5) years of age. These institutions may be of state, private, cooperative and social management. Such institutions may belong to organizations with and without profits, civil societies, guilds, trade unions, cooperatives, non-governmental organizations, neighborhood organizations, universities, community groups and others. ARTICLE 2
In the case of establishments not incorporated into official education whose organization or financing depends on official health, social development or others, it will be the competent educational authority in each jurisdiction that articulates its actions with such relevant agencies, for the fulfilment of the present. ARTICLE 3 —
Children ' s development centres, institutions regulated by law 26,233 for the Promotion and Regulation of Child Development Centres, should be supervised by the competent educational authority of each jurisdiction in conjunction with the Ministry of Social Development of the Nation ' s Secretariat for Children, Adolescents and Families.
CHAPTER II ARTICLE 4
The initial level is a pedagogical unit. Institutions providing early childhood education and care must ensure the objectives for the initial level set out in Title II, Chapter II of Law 26,206, of National Education.
The institutions include the following organizational types:
(a) Maternal gardens: institutions that care for children from forty-five (45) days to two (2) years of age, including.
(b) Kindergartens: those institutions that cater to children between the three (3) and the five (5) years.
(c) Children ' s schools: those institutions that care for children from forty-five (45) days to five (5) years of age.
(d) Children ' s development centres: those institutions established by law 26,233 — Promotion and Regulation of Child Development Centres;
(e) Various organizational forms that provide systematic care and education to children from forty-five (45) days to five (5) years of age. They are, among others: play rooms, early childhood care services at home or in hospital, in the context of deprivation of the liberty of children born or raised in these contexts, or whatever their denomination as a legal person. ARTICLE 5 —
The institutions defined in Article 4 must make public the denomination received in accordance with the provisions, assuming the indebted responsibilities in educational and assistance matters that fit them for each case. ARTICLE 6
The institutions covered by article 4 of the present Act which have rooms that deal with the compulsory level must manage and obtain the incorporation into official education in accordance with the scope of law 26,206. ARTICLE 7
All institutions covered by this Act must follow the curricular guidelines and pedagogical provisions established for initial education by the educational authority of the Nation and the jurisdictions, as appropriate, in accordance with the scope of law 26,206. ARTICLE 8 —
The activities are carried out by teaching staff in all sections, as established by the regulations in force in each jurisdiction, with the exception of Child Development Centres, institutions regulated by law 26,233.
CHAPTER III ARTICLE 9 —
Relevant services and the creation of jurisdictional registration records
The Ministry of Education, within the framework of the Federal Council of Education, will promote the creation, in the field of educational jurisdictions, of systems for the collection and registration of public, state, private, cooperative and social management institutions, not included in official education, which provide early childhood education and care. ARTICLE 10.
- The registration should include the possibility of public and free consultation and its annual update attentive to new registrations and the results of periodic supervisions to institutions.
CHAPTER IV ARTICLE 11. -
Monitoring of institutions
Pedagogical supervision shall be carried out by teachers or professionals in the area of education, as established by the regulations in force in each jurisdiction. ARTICLE 12.
- The Ministry of Education, within the framework of the Federal Education Council, will promote actions to ensure that control over the building, safety and hygiene conditions of the institutions is carried out by the jurisdictional educational authorities, and is carried out in conjunction with the educational authorities designated by the jurisdictions to that end. ARTICLE 13.
- For the purposes of this law, the pedagogical supervision function should consider such aspects as the institutional project, principles, norms and values, the teaching proposals, the links with children and their families, the organization of space, the distribution of time, and all issues arising from the curricular guidelines and the current regulations.
CHAPTER V ARTICLE 14. -
The Ministry of Education and the competent jurisdictional educational authorities, within the framework of the Federal Education Council, are responsible for regulating the operating conditions of the institutions covered by this Act. ARTICLE 15. -
The Ministry of Education, within the framework of the Federal Council, will promote the creation of the body responsible for the follow-up and implementation that each province and the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires do in compliance with this law.
CHAPTER VI ARTICLE 16. -
In cases where it is not possible to comply with the obligation to fill the posts with teaching staff, the institutions shall have a pedagogical coordinator at least every five (5) sections, which may have a dependent room. Each jurisdiction shall dictate the time frames, criteria and processes necessary to progressively advance the coverage of the necessary educational positions for all sections of the level. ARTICLE 17. -
The Ministry of Education, within the framework of the Federal Education Council, will promote the agreements necessary for the educational courts to establish a strategic plan for the implementation of the present plan, which provides for the progressive adoption by institutions providing early childhood education and care of the characteristics and the designation of maternal gardens, infants or children ' s schools as appropriate. This plan should give priority to institutions that serve the most disadvantaged sectors in each jurisdiction. ARTICLE 18. -
Contact the national executive branch.
IN THE SESSION OF THE ARGENTINE CONGRESS, IN GOOD AIRES, TO THE FOUR DAYS OF THE TWENTY DAYS OF THE YEAR DOS MIL CATORCE.
— REGISTRATION BAJO #27,064 —
JULIAN A. DOMINGUEZ. - JUAN H. STRADA. - Lucas Chedrese. - Gerardo Zamora.