What do you know about ECCD?
Does this big advert of ECCD gives the people its meaning?
Or just been used by Traditional Politician of Occidental Mindoro?
This big advert is located at San Jose Town Plaza.
Picture source: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dwcsjom
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8980 December 05, 2000
Section 2. Declaration of Policy. - It is hereby declared the policy of the State to promote the rights of children to survival, development and special protection with full recognition of the nature of childhood and its special needs; and to support parents in their roles as primary caregivers and as their children's first teachers. The State shall institutionalize a National System for Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) that is comprehensive, integrative and sustainable, that involves multi-sectoral and inter-agency collaboration at the national and local levels among government; among service providers, families and communities; and among the public and private sectors, nongovernment organizations, professional associations, and academic institutions, This System shall promote the inclusion of children with special needs and advocate respect for cultural diversity. It shall be anchored on complementary strategies for ECCD that include service delivery for children from conception to age six (6), educating parents and caregivers, encouraging the active involvement of parents and communities in ECCD programs, raising awareness about the importance of ECCD, and promoting community development efforts that improve the quality of life for young children and families,
(a) To achieve improved infant and child survival rates by ensuring that adequates health and nutrition programs are accessible to young children and their mothers from the pre-natal period throughout the early childhood years;
ECCD act source: http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/repacts/ra2000/ra_8980_2000.html