Following up on the successful collaboration between ISSA and UNICEF in the development of the Resource Modules for Home Visitors, ISSA’s Senior Program Manager, Zorica Trikic and Karen Whittaker from the University of Central Lancashire, travelled to Turkmenistan to deliver a four-day Training of Trainers (ToT) course at the Department of Postgraduate Education in Family Medicine, Ashgabat.
The International Step by Step Association (ISSA) is a vibrant international network that connects professionals and non-profit organizations working in the field of early childhood development. Established in the Netherlands in 1999, ISSA’s community today stretches across the globe with more than 70 member organizations coming from close to 40 countries, primarily located in Europe and Central Asia.
ISSA Conference 2017 will explore the major challenges and opportunities we face today in building competent early childhood systems, through three major themes:
“Quality is not act. It is a habit.” ~Aristotle
ISSA’s Peer Learning Activities (PLAs) offer a unique opportunity for ISSA members to learn from each other experiences, grow their knowledge and strengthen ISSA as a learning community. Each year ISSA members can apply for funding and organize their own PLA to share best practices with their peers in different countries.
The Center for Educational Initiatives Step by Step in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BH), has launched a national Annual teaching award aimed at promoting innovative and high-quality preschool, primary and secondary school teachers, with special focus on practices that support development of critical thinking skills and social responsibility.
During 2015, ISSA undertook a period of strategic planning; a look ahead to the future and how to become a broader network functioning in more countries to deliver high quality early childhood services.
Joint statement by 21 European and National Roma, Pro Roma and Public Health organisations