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17-07-2019
EDUCAS Project Focus Groups show Collaboration between Families and Staff is Key

EDUCAS Project researchers work toward strategies for professional development paths for ECEC staff and improve the organization of spaces in ECEC environments within an educare approach.

09-07-2019
Invitation: Equality and Inclusion Conference in the Netherlands in November

Save the date for the international conference on equality and inclusion that will take place in Utrecht, the Netherlands, on the 28th and 29th of November 2019.

03-07-2019
ISSA Welcomes Three New Members

ISSA grows with three new members from Greece, Malta and Ireland.

01-07-2019
START Project on Supporting Educational Transitions Presents Results

Nine universities and research or training organizations in cooperation with educational institutions were involved in the ...

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Inclusive Education and Social Support to Tackle Inequalities in Societies (ISOTIS)  Currently, European countries are seeing increasing inequality in the ability to access and participate in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) services. In many of the communities that are most impacted by...

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A qualified workforce is crucial to enriching early childhood experiences