Quality Resource Pack



The culmination of many years of work in defining and promoting quality pedagogy, ISSA’s Quality Resource Pack proposes a practice-research-policy blended approach to quality, enabled by various tools that can be used with practitioners, pre- and in-service trainers, supervisors, parents and poli

Date: 24-07-2023

SPYNKA centers support 10,000 Ukrainian children and families in Poland

Through the SPYNKA program, ISSA Member, Comenius Foundation for Child Development is supporting refugee children and caregivers from Ukraine with high quality, trauma informed early childhood education and care.

Assessment as Dialogue - Twenty Inspiring Practices from Classrooms and Schools Across Europe



The Learning for Well-being Foundation, the European Council of Steiner Waldorf Education (ECSWE) and the Hungarian Waldorf Federation, in an Erasmus+ project collected stories from classrooms and schools across Europe demonstrating alternatives to the exam factory.

"Tell me"



A combilation of videos addressed to families and ECD professionals, that aim at explaining the developmental stages of the child and how we can support children's holistic development and autonomy.

Child-Centered, Democratic, Pre-school Classrooms: The Step by Step Approach



For over 25 years, the Step by Step Program, flagship initiative for Early Childhood Education reform of the Open Society Foundations, has implemented a democratic child-centered classroom approach where families and children are placed at the heart of the pedagogical practice.

Bridge Back to School



Bridge Back to School was created by the Irish National Autism Charity ‘AsIAm’ and education exper/researchers at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, Ireland, with the support of the supermarket chain SuperValu.

Date: 23-06-2020

Onsite Conference Turned Into a Digital Campaign

Luis Manuel Pinto is director of Programs and Learning at ISSA Member Learning for Wellbeing Foundation in the Netherlands.

Date: 27-05-2020

Member in Focus: TSA and Worldwide Foundation for Vulnerable Children

In Bulgaria, two ISSA Members have joined forces in order to continue the provision of early education and parent support within homes during the COVID-19 crisis.

Date: 04-02-2020

ISSA Member Kind en Gezin has a Vision for Integrated Family Policy

ISSA Member Kind en Gezin from Belgium is committed to creating opportunities for every child, wherever and however it was born and raised. Children’s rights and respect for diversity are the organization’s guiding principles.

Early Learning & Development Standards for Children (0-7)



Early Learning and Development Standards for Children from Birth to 7 (ELDS) and Early Childhood Development Teacher Standards are coupled to reinforce a holistic approach to child learning and development through child-centered practices.