The International Seminar on Early Childhood Care Education and Parenting 2017 (ISECCEP 2017), hosted by the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Centre for Early Childhood Care Education and Parenting (SEAMEO CECCEP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Culture (MoEC) of Indonesia and SEAMEO Secretariat (SEAMES) bring together diverse stakeholders of ECCEP representing the governments of SEAMEO Member Countries as well as public and private education institutions. The seminar will be a platform for the participants to share new learning paradigms and practices, exchange their perspectives on current issues and concerns surrounding ECCEP practice in Southeast Asia and build regional consensus on how ECCEP can effectively contribute towards the improvement of human development at the region.


The objectives of the seminar are to :

  • Provide a platform ofsharing experiences and successful practices on the implementation of ECCE and parenting;
  • Promote regional understanding, commitment, collaboration and cooperation among ECCE and parenting stakeholders in Southeast Asia; and,
  • Ensure wider access and opportunities to ECCE and parenting practices in the region.

November 14





This seminar is expected to bring along the regional commitment to ensure the wider access to ECCEP within Southeast Asia region. The theme chosen for the seminar is "Children's Well-being and Effective Parenting in the Digital ERA". The presentations on the theme will provide a wisdom platform for ECCEP stakeholders, both national and international level, and to reflect the shared experiences of Southeast Asian countries in a new teaching and learning paradigms especially in ECCEP.


Paper presentations and discussions are organised on the following sub-themes :

  • Children’sWell Being Across Cultures
  • ECCE Teachers Competencies for Quality Education
  • The Role of Effective Parenting for Children’s Holistic Development
  • Effective Parenting in 21st Century

Seminar Material

No. Speaker Download Presentation File Country
1. SEAMEO SECRETARIAT Synthesis International Seminar On Early Childhood Care Education And Parenting 2017 Thailand
2. Pg Hj Ahmad Masudwardi 1.5 Brunei Darussalam Country Report Powerpoint Indonesia 11112017.pptx Brunei Darussalam
3. Seng Janine 2-299-9764-paralel a.2 - CAMBODIA.pptx Cambodia
4. Harris Iskandar, Ph.D. 2-381-6069-2.a. Harris-Childrens Well-Being in the Digital Era.pptx Indonesia
5. H. M. Solehuddin, M.Pd. 1.a. Solehudin-PRESENTATION FOR SEAMEO CECCEP-From UPI.pptx Indonesia
6. Ir. Dwi Hastuti, MSc 2-388-3752-3.a. DWIHASTUTI-PRESENTATION-2017-15 Nov.pptx Indonesia
7. Nanik Suwaryani 2-386-3829-Indonesia Family Education SEAMEO CECCEP INT'L SEMINAR.pdf Indonesia
8. R. Ella Yulaelawati R., M.A., Ph.D. ECCE and Parenting - Indonesia Rev.17.45.pptx Indonesia
9. Siphaphone Manivanh 2-202-964-ECCE and Parenting in Lao PDR for SEAMEO CECCEP IS at Yogyakarta 2017.pdf Laos
10. Norashikin Hashim 2-240-1179-paralel b.2-malaysiaCountry Report Malaysia.pptx Malaysia
11. Zaw Myint Lin 2-104-502-Childrens Well-being Presentation - Zaw Myint Lin.pptx Myanmar
12. Zaw Myint Lin Zaw Myint Lin-Country Report.ppt Myanmar
13. Carmen Dalli 2-352-6173-Prof Carmen Dalli ECCE teacher competencies in the Digital Age.pptx New Zealand
14. Pia Chavez paralel a.3 Phillipines-CONSOLIDATED COUNTRY REPORT.pptx Philippines
15. Teresita G. Inciong Teresita Inciong_Presentation.pptx Philippines
16. Sheldon Shaeffer 2-68-7846-Yogya_ECD_Shaeffer.ppt Singapore
17. Angela Anthony 2-68-8246-paralel a.4-singaporeECDA Presentation (Nov 2017) - Cleared.pptx Singapore
18. Kyungah Kristy Bang 2-354-9110-ECCE Teacher Competency Framework for SEA - UNESCO Bangkok.pptx Thailand
19. Cidalio Leite 2-383-8661-paralel c.4-Timor-Leste _Parenting in 21st century.pptx Timor Leste

Provisional Agenda

The agenda of the seminar is as follow:


Programme of Activities

Tuesday, 14th November 2017

         -14.00 hrs

  • Arrival of participants at Yogyakarta International Airport
  • Check in at Hotel Royal Ambarrukmo, Yogyakarta

19.00-22.00 hrs

  • Working Dinner

Venue: hotel restaurant

Wednesday, 15th November 2017

08.00-09.00 hrs


09.00-10.00 hrs

Opening and Welcome Remarks

  • Cultural Performance
  • SEAMEO Colour
  • SEAMEO Song
  • Address by Dr. Gatot Hari Priowirjanto, Director of SEAMEO Secretariat
  • Welcome Remark  by H.E. Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X, Governor of D.I.Yogyakarta
  • Opening Speech by H.E. Muhadjir Effendy, Minister of Education and Culture, President of SEAMEO Council.
  • Official Group Photo Session

Venue: Hotel Convention Hall

10.00-10.15 hrs

  • Coffee break
  • Press release: Launching of SEAMEO Centre for Early Childhood Care and Education and Parenting (SEAMEO CECCEP)

Minister of Education and Culture Republic of Indonesia, Director SEAMES, Director General of ECE and Community Education.

 Venue: Hotel Press Room

10.15-11.15 hrs

Plenary Session 1
Sub-theme 1: “Children’s Well-Being Across Cultures in the Digital age”

  • Harris Iskandar, Ph.D., DG of ECE and Community Education: Keynote Address: Children’s wellbeing and effective parenting in the digital era
  • Dr. Sheldon Shaeffer, Chair, Board of Directors of Asia-Pacific Regional Network on Early Childhood (ARNEC):Children wellbeing across cultures: reaching the unreached and marginalized background

Moderator: Suharti, Ph.D., Head of Bureau for Planning and International Cooperation
Venue: Hotel Convention Hall

11.20-12.20 hrs

Plenary Session 2
Sub-theme 2: “ECCE Teachers Personnel Competencies for Quality Education

  • Prof. Dr. HR Asep Kadarohman, M.Si, Rector of Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
  • Prof. Carmen Dalli, Ph.D, Director of Institute for Early Childhood Studies and Associate Dean (Research) Faculty of Education, Victoria University of Wellington

Moderator: Dr. Wahyudi, Director of SEAQIM
Venue: Hotel Convention Hall

12.20-13.20 hrs

Lunch break
Venue: Hotel restaurant

13.20- 14.20 hrs

Plenary Session 3
Sub-theme 3: The Role of Effective Parenting for Children’s Holistic Development

  • Prof. Dr. Ir. H. Herry Suhardiyanto, M.Sc., Rector of Bogor Agricultural University
  • Dr Teresita Inciong, Secretary of Early Childhood Care and Development Council, Philippines

Moderator: Dr. Irdika Mansyur, Director of SEAMEO BIOTROP
Venue: Hotel Convention Hall

14.20-14.35 hrs

Coffee break

14.35-15.35 hrs

Parallel Session
Sub-theme 4: Parenting in the 21st Century

  • Group a: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Philippines (DGs of MOEs)
  • Group b: Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam (DGs of MOEs)
  • Group c: Lao PDR, Myanmar and Timor Leste (DGs of MOEs)


  • Dr. Abi Sujak, Director of SEAMOLEC
  • Dr. Bambang Indrianto, Director  of SEAQIL
  • Prof. Triyanta, Director SEAQIS

Venue: Hotel Convention Hall

15.35-16.30 hrs

  • Synthesis of the Conference
  • Closing Ceremony

16.30-19.00 hrs


19.00-21.00 hrs


  • Gala dinner with cultural performances , hosted by Governor of D.I. Yogyakarta

­Venue: Pendopo Hotel Royal Ambarrukmo
Participants: invited guests
Dresscode: Batik shirt

Thursday, 16th November 2017

07.30-10.00 hrs

Schools visits:

  • Group A: Budi Mulia ECCE (Foundation-based ECCE)
  • Group B: Village ECCE (Community-based ECCE) / SDN Bhayangkara (Parenting)

Participants: invitees from 11 member countries + SEAMEO Centres and/or its representatives

10.00-11.30 hrs

Cultural Visit:

  • Keraton Yogyakarta
  • Batik Centre

13.00-14.30 hrs

Lunch at Hotel Manohara Restaurant

14.30-17.00 hrs

Visit Borobudur

  17.00 hrs

Return to Hotel Royal Ambarrukmo

Friday, 17th November 2017


Departure of participants


For the participation, please register before 16 October 2017

After registration, a verification email will be sent. Due to quota limitation, the registration is on first-come-first-served basis. Only eligible participants will immediately receive email. Others will be in the waiting list.

If participants wish to cancel registration, kindly email to

Register Now

Event Location

Hotel Royal Ambarrukmo
Jl. Laksda Adisucipto No.81, Caturtunggal, Kec. Depok, Kabupaten Sleman, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55281
Phone: +62 274 488 488

Accomodation Info
* Yellow Star Hotel
Rate: IDR400.000 (USD30)
Distance from venue: about 700m by taxi/on foot.  --click for detailed map--
* Sriwedari Hotel and Cottage
Rate: IDR250.000 (USD19)
Distance from venue: about 600m by taxi/on foot.  --click for detailed map--
* LPP Garden Hotel
Rate: IDR375.000 (USD28)
Distance from venue: about 750m by taxi/on foot.  --click for detailed map--
* Grand Ambarrukmo Hotel
Rate: IDR775.000 (USD59)
Distance from venue: about 1 KM by taxi/on foot.  --click for detailed map--
* Paku Mas Hotel
Rate: IDR500.000 (USD38)
Distance from venue: about 700 M by taxi/on foot.  --click for detailed map--


SEAMEO Secretariat:
Ms Anti Rismayanti
Programme Officer III
SEAMEO Secretariat
Bangkok Thailand

Mr Ryke Pribudhiana

Mr Edi Rukmana

Indrias Rosmeifinda