On April 19, 2017, the Tan Yan Kee Foundation, Inc. represented by Mr. Harry C. Tan (center), Vice-Chairman and Executive Director, turned over 1,500 sets of National Learning Curriculum Learning Resource Packages for Pre-Kindergarten (NELC-LRP for Pre-K), to the Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) Council. From left: Ms. Valerie Tan of TYKFI; Ms. Teresita G. Inciong, Ph.D, D.P.M., Executive Director and Vice-Chairperson of ECCD Council; Mr. Harry C. Tan; Ms. Yolanda S. Quijano, Ed.D., Education Consultant of ECCD Council, Ms. Elizabeth T. Alba of TYKFI, and Mr. Neuwelle Magas of ECCD Council. The ECCD and TYKFI aim to provide comprehensive curriculum guides that the Filipino service providers could use. The Learning Resource Packages which were developed by practitioners and curriculum specialists promote the delivery of integrative services in health, nutrition, early education, and social services.
“We see how early childhood experiences are so important to lifelong outcomes; how the early environment literally becomes embedded in the brain and changes its architecture.”
The Tan Yan Kee Foundation, Inc. in cooperation with the Mayor’s office of Vigan City and the Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) Council conducted a special training program themed “Starting Right on Early Education” last January 23-27, 2017 in Vigan City.