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NEWS - INTESYS is about Integrated Systems Part 5

'It helped us to listen to each other,' says Maria Assunção Folque of Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Portugal, 'and I think the key factor relies in the design of the...

NEWS - Artevelde is Sending out able Troopers into the ECD Field

One of Artevelde University students who was doing an internship in a childcare center, was addressed by a mother.

NEWS - How to make an Inclusive Play Space? Download this FREE toolkit!

The ‘TOY for Inclusion' Toolkit is a helpful reader for all child care professionals who want to set-up play spaces for children, families and communities.

NEWS - ISSA Members Only: Join us at the Annual Council Meeting

We are pleased to share all the data on the annual ISSA Council Meeting in Zagreb, Croatia on the 27th of October 2018.


Event calendar

Workshop Intergenerational Learning
Quality Event Preceding ISSA Council Meeting
Annual ISSA Council Meeting
Peer Learning Activity Peace in Your Hands
Neohumanist Education Association, Bureau Mutant, ISSA
International Early Years Stakeholders Conference
BKK Netherlands
Training Helping Young Children in Poverty & Slums
Associazione 21 luglio & REYN Italy

Our initiatives

Supporting the workforce is promoting childhood wellbeing. We know this. But did you? 90% of the brain’s capacity develops before children reach the age of 5. Yet the workforce who serves young children is often undervalued, underpaid and sometimes inadequately unequipped to make the most of these...

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Register to the European quality framework training for early childhood education & care.

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Thematic focus

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