On May 24, 2023, the Director of SEAMEO RECSAM, Dr. Shah Jahan bin Assanarkutty, accompanied by a team of 15 experts, visited the SEAMEO CECCEP office in Bandung, Indonesia. The Director of SEAMEO CECCEP, Prof. Vina Adriany is very honored to have received a visit from SEAMEO RECSAM. The visit was greeted with enthusiasm and strong support from Prof. Vina Adriana, Ph.D, and her team. This visit served as a platform to engage in in-depth discussions about the role of mathematics in early childhood care education. They were driven by the same passion for sharpening children's minds and providing them with a strong foundation in enjoyable mathematics learning. Prof. Vina Adriany was highly enthusiastic about introducing the SEAMEO CECCEP team and explaining their flagship programs, which include:
a. Children's Access and Participation to Quality ECCE
b. Anti-Bias Education. c. Holistic and Integrative Early Childhood Education. The further introduction of these programs demonstrates SEAMEO CECCEP's commitment to providing an inclusive and comprehensive education for children, emphasizing the importance of equality, diversity, and a comprehensive learning approach. The impact of this collaboration is expected to be felt internally and inspire educational institutions, governments, and other stakeholders to prioritize and invest in improving early childhood education. Thus, both organizations will contribute to creating a more inclusive and empowering environment for learners throughout Southeast Asia. The ongoing collaboration between SEAMEO CECCEP and SEAMEO RECSAM promises remarkable outcomes, pushing the boundaries of early childhood education and setting new standards for excellence in teaching and caring for children. Together, they pave the way toward a brighter future where every child receives a high-quality education, and parents are empowered to support their children's growth and development actively. Stay tuned for the captivating journey of SEAMEO CECCEP and SEAMEO RECSAM, united in their mission to shape a generation of innovative thinkers, problem solvers, and leaders through the power of early childhood education and holistic parental involvement.