First Years, First Priority Campaign Country Profiles



First Years First Priority Campaign Country Profiles share data collected by national campaign coordinators in Bulgaria, Finland, France, Hungary, Ireland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, and Spain.

Date: 15-03-2023

InTrans project - Achievements to enable smooth and inclusive early years' transitions

Since 2020, the InTrans consortium has sown the seeds to enable warm and inclusive transitional practice in ECEC and school.

Initial training as a significant forum to build professional competences for smooth and inclusive early years’ transitions



InTrans consortium produced a comparative report bringing together findings from Belgium (Flemish Community), Finland, Italy, and Slovenia on the role of transitions in the curricula for pre-service professionals in training.

Date: 12-09-2022

ISSA contributes to European Commission’s proposal on revision of the Barcelona Targets

The proposed revision to the Barcelona targets aims to close the gender employment gap, while enhancing the social and cognitivdevelopment of children — particularly those in vulnerable situations or from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Date: 19-07-2022

SAVE THE DATE: A series of webinars on 'Challenging the split system in early childhood care and education'

Two webinars (with translation in English, French and Italian) sharing experiences from Belgium, Italy, France and the Netherlands.

Date: 31-05-2022

Step by Step ČR is helping Ukrainian children settle into Czech schools

Since the start of the war in Ukraine, more than 120,000 Ukrainian children have arrived in the Czech Republic. Step by Step ČR has mobilized to support Ukrainian children as they transition into Czech schools.

Date: 25-05-2022

War-time tension is affecting school children in Latvia

At the start of the war, the Center for Education Initiatives was approached for help by the Latvian Ministry of Education.

Date: 17-05-2022

InTrans Exchange Week: an encouraging meeting for seeds of change in ECEC systems

The policy exchange organized by the InTrans project consortium in cooperation with BUPL (Danish Union of Early Childhood and Youth Educators).

Date: 17-05-2022

Diversity+ project meeting, Leiden

As a partner of the Diversityproject, ISSA hosted a two-day transnational meeting in its Leiden office on Thursday, 12 and Friday 13 May.

Executive Summary - Challenges and opportunities emerging from cross-national comparison



The InTrans project ultimate goal is to ensure that all children and families — especially the most vulnerable — benefit from warm and inclusive transitional pr