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

EDUCAS Toolbox - Wonder and Beauty: Connecting ECEC spaces and educare



EDUCAS Toolbox aims to support coordinators, coaches, trainers, professionals that seek to stimulate professional development paths with ECEC staff with the aim to create child and friendly learning spaces in ECEC centres. 

EDUCAS - Policy recommendations: Strengthening the importance of SPACE and EDUCARE approach



Educating and caring for young children is a big responsibility, challenge and commitment.

EDUCAS - Case Study Lithuania: Building collaborative learning community



Throughout the three years of the EDUCAS project, partners in Belgium (FL), Italy and Lithuania have undertaken a thorough examination of existing visions and methods related to organizing ECEC environments in their

EDUCAS - Case Study Italy: The space in mind



Throughout the three years of the EDUCAS project, partners in Belgium (FL), Italy and Lithuania have undertaken a thorough examination of existing visions and methods related to organizing ECEC environments in their

EDUCAS - Case Study Belgium (FL): Re-thinking ECEC spaces/materials by reflecting on practice



Throughout the three years of the EDUCAS project, partners in Belgium (FL), Italy and Lithuania have undertaken a thorough examination of existing visions and methods related to organizing ECEC environments in their

Designing and implementing parenting support policies and programs. Tailored brief for service providers and policy makers



Creating warm, nurturing home environments is not easy, especially when confronted with the many challenges of daily life, and it has been widely acknowledged that all families, within or outside a “crisis mode”, need support.

The points of view of families, professionals, children



The EDUCAS project planned to start the Continuous Professional Development Paths (CPD) in the three countries involved (Belgium, Lithuania, Italy) with specific focus groups involving families and staff in the ECEC centers partners of the project. The aim of the focus groups has been:

Supporting the collaboration between ECEC core and assisting practitioners: Experiences of professional learning communities in two Slovenian pilot kindergartens



The purpose of this report is to demonstrate development and implementation of a common path of professional development for professionals: ECEC core and assisting practitioners in two Slovenian kindergartens involved in the VALUE project.

Supporting the collaboration between ECEC core and assisting practitioners: Experiences of contextual professional development in two Portuguese pilot schools



In this report we present a description and reflection of the learning path carried out in Portugal, by the teams of Lisbon and Santarém.