We work to ensure the best quality care and education for young children.

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INTERVIEW – Leslie Falconer: ‘Peer Learning Activities address Complex Challenges’

Blessed with the opportunity to speak face to face with so many people from our member organizations at the Annual Council meeting, we took the opportunity to sit down and ask how things...

ISSA Conference 2019 - We're Calling for Proposals!

The ISSA Conference is the key Early Childhood Development conference in Eurasia. It brings together some 450 participants from over 50 countries.

WE'RE HIRING - ISSA Seeks Program Coordinator REYN

ISSA is hiring a Program Coordinator to support the development of the Romani Early Years Network


NEWS - Un Villagio per Crescere: Battling Educational Poverty

Recently, ISSA was joined by the Italian team behind social project Un Villaggio per Crescere (a village to thrive): an initiative aimed at improving parenting skills in...

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ISSA stresses the importance of putting very young children and their families at the centre of all early childhood interventions and programs provided through a diverse range of services. Concerning the age group birth to three age group ISSA has put the focus on quality. We think that a shared...

Thematic focus

ISSA promotes professionalism and quality early childhood services for every child from birth to ten