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

"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.

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.

Early Childhood Educators Change Lives



Early Childhood Educators Change Lives is an easy to use advocacy leaflet aiming to promote importance of the role that educators play in young child's life and profession in general.

Give Your Child the Best Start in Life



Give Your Child the Best Start in Life is an easy to use advocacy leaflet aiming to inform parents and caregivers how important the role is that they play in a child's life.

Putting Knowledge into Practice: A Guidebook for Educators on ISSA's Principles of Quality Practice



Putting Knowledge into Practice: A Guidebook for Educators is a reference book that describes in depth each of the Principles of Quality Pedagogy and the related Indicators. The Guidebook connects theory with practice and research and provides clear examples on how to use the Quality Principles.

Instrument for Assessing Quality Practices in Early Childhood Education Services for Children from 3 to 10 Years Old



The Instrument for Assessing Quality Practices is a condensed version of the Professional Development Tool for Improving Quality of Practice. It serves to assess educators' performance with a select group of 36 key indicators derived from the two Professional Development Tools.

Professional Development Tool for Improving Quality of Practices in Primary School



This tool specifically illustrate (for primary school levels of education) each of the 85 indicators of quality in the ISSA Principles of Quality Pedagogy.