ㆍ This study aimed to seek for solutions to improve the quality of child care services with securing public characteristics by examining the current status and standard of selecting public child care center’s subcontractor.
ㆍ Literature research on the current status of law and regulation on selecting and managing the public child care center’s subcontractor, and the previous cases of social cooperative union.
ㆍSurvey targeting government officials in charge of managing public child care center’s subcontractor from nationwide 229 local governments on the propriety of the current standard.
ㆍAnalysis of the currently utilized child care ordinances.
ㆍReview and in-depth interview on operation cases of cooperative union focusing on public child care center’s subcontractor
ㆍ Legal foundation
- Present subcontract notice, registration form and attached documents, conclusion of subcontract, inquiry commission for selecting trustee, deliberative items, regulation for re-subcontract, change of subcontract items, legal basis on management in Article 24 of the Enforcement Regulations, the Infant Care Act.
- Reflect the Infant Care Act by stating five years for subcontract period in 123 ordinances, 54.9% in 2014.
- 88.8% of total subcontractors were re-subcontracted and 79% did not regulate the president’s retirement age. 72.8% did not limit the number of subcontracts in 63 local governments’ ordinances.
ㆍ Current status of selecting and managing public child care center’s subcontractor
- By subcontract type, 48.8% subcontracted to an individual, 15.8% to a social welfares foundation and 12.1% to a religious corporation.
- Among nationwide 565 public child care centers expanded centers’ facilities during the past three years, 40.7% constructed new buildings, 20.7% for remodeling and 18.2% for connections with private corporations.
- As for component rate of local committee on child care policy, 47.1% were guardians and delegates of public interest, 17.7% for childcare experts, 15% for related government officials, 10.1% for child care centers’ presidents and 8.6% for nursing teachers, and this rate was found to comply with the suggested standard requirements.
ㆍ Consider the propriety of the current standard of selecting public child care center’s subcontractor
- Among the selection standards, confirming field investigation (98%), disclosing the process, method and result of subcontract (97.1%), option enabling not to register for the contract in the unfair situation (97.1%) were considered to be appropriate.
- Increasing the proportion of operating performance up to 50% was suggested in that accessing the performance had to be highly considered during the screening process of re-contract.
ㆍGive priority to corporation when selecting a subcontractor aiming to strengthening public characteristics
ㆍSpecify the number of maximum subcontracts in the local ordinances and formulate a regulation to limit contract period.
ㆍProvide subcontract applicants with an opportunity to be regularly guided related information.
ㆍSupplement reference materials for establishing basic operational plan including articles of association, resolutions of board committee, role of responsible department and officer, management of human resources and accounting, plan for subcontract’s budget, self-assessment.
ㆍDiversify evaluation methods such as field investigation and survey on parents’ opinions during the screening process of re-contract, and strengthen a monitoring system of subcontract management with institutionalizing of applying common evaluation standards.
Table Of Contents
Ⅱ. 국공립어린이집 위탁 관련 법적기초
Ⅲ. 국공립어린이집 위탁체 선정관리 실태
Ⅳ. 국공립어린이집 위탁체 선정관리 기준 적절성 검토
Ⅴ. 국공립어린이집 확충과 공공성 제고 노력
Ⅵ. 국공립어린이집 위탁체 기준 개선방안