As mandated by the R.A.10410, or the Early Years Act (EYA) of 2013, the ECCD Council has established mechanisms for these stematic professionalization of ECCD service providers through its Human Resource Development (HRD) Programs.The HRD programs keep service providers up-to-date on recent developments and global views about early childhood care and development. It also aims to train service providers with suitable knowledge, skills, and values with regard to early childhood education for children aged zero (0) to four (4) and parent mentoring.
HRD Programs are comprised of Institution-Based Training and On-Site Trainings for service providers who include, but are not limited to, Mayors, Social Welfare and Development Officers or ECCD focal persons, Health Officers, Elementary School Principals, Barangay Chairpersons, Barangay Nutrition Scholars, and Child Development Teachers.
Induction programs are conducted by the ECCD Council Secretariat, in coordination with LGUs, to provide an orientation on the EYA Law and global trends and innovations in Early Childhood Development. It organizes an ECCD Committee to oversee the implementation of ECCD programs and services in the community.
Orientations are conducted by the ECCD Council Secretariat upon invitation of LGUs, Non-Government Organizations, an educational institutions. It provides information on current policies, global trends, and innovations in ECCD, or other information suggested by the agency/institution who want to be familiar with Early Childhood Care and Development.