We are delighted to share the wonderful news that another successful Early Childhood Seminar Level 1 was held on June 12-14, 2023, at Mati, Davao.
This event was organized in collaboration with Agape Partners Academy, a remarkable educational institution that has been a partner of MMP since 2008.
Initially starting with just eight students, the school has flourished over the years and now boasts an enrollment of over 700 students. Agape Partners Academy offers a comprehensive Christian curriculum spanning from Kindergarten to Junior High, consistently providing high-quality education in Davao.
The school has gained recognition as the leading institution for delivering excellent Christian education in the region, setting a benchmark for educational standards. The immense growth and progress they have achieved are truly remarkable. Witnessing this remarkable journey, we express our gratitude to Jesus for blessing Agape Partners Academy and enabling them to expand their impact. It is truly a testament to the dedication, hard work, and commitment of the school’s staff, students, and supporters.
With this significant milestone, Agape Partners Academy is now poised to open another branch, extending their influence and enriching the lives of more students. The seed that was planted years ago has indeed grown into a thriving educational institution, nurturing young minds and shaping their futures.
We give all the glory to God for the success of the Early Childhood Seminar Level 1 and the growth of Agape Partners Academy. This achievement serves as a shining example of what can be accomplished when faith, education, and a strong sense of purpose come together. We are grateful for the opportunity to be part of this journey and eagerly look forward to witnessing the continued impact of Agape Partners Academy in providing quality Christian education to the community.Thanks much! God bless!
A Parenting seminar was conducted by Mission Ministries Philippines and partner school Head Start Learning Center last February 8, 2023, at Bagong Silangang, Quezon City.
Dr. Chonabelle Domingo the speaker of the said seminar, highlighted the purpose of God for creating a family and the challenges faced by parents in today’s fast-paced and rapidly changing world. The lecture covers other topics like Understanding the Behavioral Problems, Nature of the children, and Disciplinary Measures.
During group discussions, participants had the opportunity to express their own thoughts and experiences, which sparked parent cooperation and networking. Parents can impart knowledge and insights and learn from one another during the event.
In the end, the attendees were grateful for the opportunity to learn and grow as parents and expressed their appreciation for the organizers’ efforts.
On March 17, 2023, Kids International Learning Academy (KILA) in Binangonan, Rizal, hosted a seminar on Early Childhood Care, organized by Mission Ministries Philippines (MMP). Ms. Elizabeth Anne King-Santos, an expert in early childhood education and the author of MMP’s Toddlers Curriculum, led the seminar as one of MMP’s on-call trainers and consultants. Ms. Santos is also a preschool owner and homeschool educator, a professor in the Training Certificate of MMP and ATS, and a regular speaker in the annual ECE seminars of MMP.
The seminar covered various topics such as Philosophy in Early Childhood Education, Assessment, Methods of Teaching, Classroom Management, and Classroom Discipline. The principal and part-owner of KILA, Ms. Joan Ong, organized the seminar. Ms. Ong is also the author of MMP’s Math Made Easy book and a former seminar lecturer.
KILA started as a small preschool in a small space in partnership with MMP in 2000. Over the years, it has grown into a prominent school in their area, offering Secondary education to the children of missionaries. The seminar marked a revival of their partnership with MMP.
On January 28, 2023, Mission Ministries Philippines and Horizon Ministries at Binangonan, Rizal, conducted a Sunday School seminar. The event was attended by enthusiastic Sunday School teachers and volunteers from Horizon Ministries and Aral Simula—the workshop aimed to empower teachers with new strategies and ideas to enhance their students’ learning experience.
The seminar began with a warm welcome by the organizers, who expressed their appreciation for Sunday School teachers’ hard work and dedication. Next, the keynote speakers, Teacher Claribel “Bing” Amihan, Teacher Loida Garcia, and Dr. Chonabelle Domingo, shared their insights and experiences on the topic of “Early Childhood Education in the Context of Sunday School.” The lecture was engaging and inspiring and provided attendees with valuable tips and techniques to improve their teaching skills.
After the keynote speech, the attendees participated in a series of interactive workshops designed to provide hands-on experience in implementing new teaching strategies. The workshops covered many topics, including Classroom Management Strategies, Positive Discipline, Emotional coaching, and Variety is the Key: Teaching Strategies Galore.
The attendees were also able to share their own experiences and ideas during group discussions, which encouraged collaboration and networking among the teachers. The event provided a platform for teachers to learn from each other and exchange ideas and insights.
Ms. Clarisse Baltazar, a student in the Asian Theological Seminary under Matul 555, spearheaded this seminar. She attended MMP’s Early Childhood Education 1 & 2 seminars in 2022, part of the Matul 555. She caught the vision and shared the idea with her church, Horizon Ministries.
In conclusion, the Sunday School seminar was a resounding success, and the attendees left with a renewed sense of enthusiasm and inspiration. The event provided a valuable platform for Sunday School teachers to learn, network, and exchange ideas. The organizers expressed their satisfaction and plans to put up their preschool in the future.