The Early Childhood development project Supports the regular delivery of standardized program modules on parental awareness across the country. 


                                                                           Dr. Ravi Nanayakkara (Projrct Director – ECD Project

On 29th January 2020, a 3-day Training of Trainers (TOT) on Parental Awareness program commenced at the Ecumenical Institute for Study and Dialogue for ECD officers from District, District Coordinators, Preschool development Officers from Early Childhood Development Authority in North and East provinces.


                                                                       Mr. W. D. Madurawala (Training Specialist – ECD Project)

These programs are conducted by experts in the field who deliver awareness programs for enhancing parents’ understanding of holistic childhood development; interaction programs for guided parental experience and parent education programs to enhance parenting practices and behaviors.

Dr. Ravi Nanayakkara (Project Director – ECD Project) delivering Basic Life Safety & Emergency Management module. 


The participants are trained on the following modules.

  • How my child develops.
  • Effects of parenting practices on personality development of children.
  • Gender Based Violence.
  • How to help children with special needs.
  • Role to trainer in Parental Awareness.
  • Basics in Parental Awareness
  • BLS & Emergency Management.