Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA), Singapore

ECDA is the regulatory and developmental authority for the early childhood sector in Singapore, overseeing key aspects of children’s development below the age of 7, across both kindergartens and child care centres.

ECDA is an autonomous agency jointly overseen by the Mini​stry of Education (MOE) and the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF), and is hosted under the Ministry of Social and Family Development.

ECDA was officially launched on 1st April 2013.