IN PHOTO: Dr. Teresita G. Inciong, Director Brillante Mendoza, Sen. Tessie Aquino-Oreta and Ms. Leticia Pichay
Recently, the Early Childhood Care and Development Council has held their event, ECCD Stakeholder Summit, on July 7, with the theme Call to Action for Early Learners.
In the said event participated by approximately 100 mayors, local chief executives and other local officials, non-governmental organizations, and known champions of ECCD, a documentary made by world-renowned Filipino director, Brillante Mendoza was launched. In the documentary entitled INAKAY, Director Mendoza has shared about the film’s conception, development and production and his personal reflection and insights on the film.
The film’s subject matter which is the critical need to provide quality learning to children 0-4 years old was very well connected with one of the event’s aims which is promoting the importance of ECCD programs and services to young Filipino learners. Other aims of the said event was developing strong partnerships with stakeholders, and highlighting best practices in implementing the ECCD programs and services in the country.