UCYP once again succeeded in enforcing their priotization its students’ interests by embarking on a collaboration with Kiddocare. The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was completed by both parties on 17th October 2019. The ceremony was witnessed by the Chairman of the Pahang State Committee of Culture, Unity, Welfare and Family Development, Yang Berhormat Dato’ Sri Hajah Shahaniza Shamsuddin, and the Chairman, Board of Governors, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr. Noorul Ainur Mohd Nor at The Zenith Hotel, Kuantan.
Perceiving the needs and developments in this area as one of the national educational policy goals, UCYP continues to move forward with the introduction of several new programs, ranging from psychology and child management and special education. Undoubtedly, with continued efforts such as these, UCYP graduates will contribute to the nation’s children education industry thus creating success for the community and the country.
In this instance, the selection of Kiddocare as a strategic partner is in line with the programs made available in early childhood education. On top of that, it also helps to provide job opportunities for UCYP graduates upon graduation.
Kiddocare is a part-time care provider that operates only in the Klang Valley where their service can be procured exclusively via mobile applications and the internet. Kiddocare served as the mediator between users (parents or clients) and caregivers. Parents or clients simply need to request caregiving services through the application on their smartphones. Caregivers are registered individuals who have undergone strict health and safety screenings with the addition to passing the training required by Kiddocare. The establishment of organizations such as Kiddocare has widen a great deal of scope in the context of providing employment in this field, with specialized skills that meet the demands of today’s society.
“It is hoped that the partnership between Kiddocare and UCYP will provide good results in producing competent carers or caregivers, meeting the needs of the community while fulfilling the requirements of childcare aspects.” Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr. Noorul Ainur Mohd Nor, said.
During the event, UCYP also celebrated its recognition as a premier early childhood education agency under the Department of Social Welfare (JKM). Yang Berhormat Dato’ Sri Hajah Shahaniza Shamsuddin said with this accolade, UCYP undoubtedly will produce graduates equipped with these specialized skills upon graduation.