TRC has actively contributed to the research initiatives of the Releasing Confidence & Creativity (popularly known as RCC) programme, which is funded by the Royal Netherlands Embassy and is managed by the AKF. In this connection, TRC participated in two workshops conducted by Sadaf Shallwani from AKF Geneva. The first workshop was on 01 December 2008, and the second from 23-24 January 2009. One of the exercises which is being undertaken is the adaptation of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale popularly known as ECERS – Revised and ECERS-Extension, an international tool used for programme evaluation, self-assessment and research in ECE.