NwSSU, UP Center for Women’s Studies Foundation, Inc. Sign MOU on UNICEF-funded Project

July 20, 2023 – The University represented by Dr. Benjamin L. Pecayo and University of the Philippines Center for Women’s Studies Foundation, Inc. (UPCWSFI) represented by Dr. Excelsa C. Tongson signed the Memorandum of Understanding of the UNICEF-funded Project “Development and Learning Loss Recovery: Strengthening Systems for Capacity Building of Child Development Workers (CWDs) and Child Development Teachers (CDTs)” at the Business Development Center, NwSSU Main Campus during the first day of the Technical Assistance Plan Workshop for CWDs and CDTs of different LGUs of the Provinces of Samar namely Catarman, Lope de Vega, Mapanas, Mondragon, Gandara, Pagsanghan, and Tarangnan.

The project aims to provide professional development of CWDs and CDTs based on the National Competency Standards – a self-assessment tool developed by the Early Childhood Care and Development Council in 2017 to evaluate and chart their progress, plan and implement strategies to continuously improve their practice from one level to the next through a combination of training, experience, education, and self-assessment.

The project will run until December 31, 2023 and is expected to be renewed to implement into other LGUs in the Samar Provinces.