The Director of SEAMEO CECCEP Became the Keynote Speaker at the MAPECE Symposium

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  • March 13 , 2023

Prof Vina Adriany, PhD, Director of SEAMEO CECCEP was invited by ARNEC and Malaysia Association Of Professional Early Childhood Educators (MAPECE) to a symposium organized by MAPECE and SEGI University. The event was held on 11th March 2023. Prof. Adriany presented a keynote on ‘Gender-Flexible Parenting’. She highlighted the importance to develop culturally sensitive parenting programs as well as pointed out the need to have gender-flexible parenting that does not promote gender stereotypes both in parents and children.

Prof. Adriany also shared ARNEC's advocacy for responsive caregiving and playful parenting through various programs such as the Prescription to Play (P2P) program, which was implemented by the Save the Children Country Office Bhutan and the Ministry of Health with support from The LEGO Foundation. Prof. Adriany’s travel to Malaysia is part of a collaboration between SEAMEO CECCEP and ARNEC.

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