Pakistan Alliance for Early Childhood (PAFEC) is a National Alliance of Early Childhood Development (ECD) stakeholders in Pakistan. It is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) under section 42 of the Companies Act, 2017. This strategic Alliance intends to serve as an open platform to promote holistic and inclusive ECD approaches and practices in the country through research and learning, experience sharing, policy advocacy, networking, awareness raising, and professional development.
Pakistan Alliance for Early Childhood in its quest to support and build capacity of its partner institutions and individual members with the aim to develop present and future workforce with specialisation in ECD/ECCE, organised a series of webinars titled ‘ECD Through Informed Parenting’ in the last quarter.
Overall, this webinar series was received well by academicians, students and practitioners, it allowed them to learn new ideas and reconfirm some previously learned notions. On an average each webinar session was attended by two-hundred plus participants from across Pakistan. These sessions were of 90-minute duration and were conducted online using Zoom and live feeds were shared via the Facebook.
ECD in Times of COVID-19
Pakistan Alliance for Early Childhood initiated a webinar series for parents, caregivers and ECD practitioners, on the theme of “ECD IN TIMES OF COVID” from the beginning of 2021. Below is a summary of the webinars being held from February to March 2021: