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: 24-01-2024

Training module and guidebook developed to facilitate soft transitions from ECEC settings to primary school

Transition Is our Mission aims to provide guidance for improved transitions for children moving from preschool to school.

Date: 20-03-2023

Supporting local governments to build comprehensive early childhood services – experience from Slovenia

Recently, six ISSA Members joined a Primokiz training in Romania. The Step by Step Center for Quality in Education shares the network benefit of this workshop.

Date: 07-08-2022

Webinar: Enabling responsive early childhood strategies: the Primokiz Approach for Local Governments

The Primokiz approach has proved to be a successful vehicle for building a sustainable infrastructure of cross-sector capacity at the local level, backed-up by political support and funding able to shape and implement early childhood strategies and plans rooted in the needs of the communities.

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

InTrans Infographics - status of early childhood care and education systems in seven EU countries



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

InTrans Policy Baseline Reports



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

What makes me? Core Capacities for Living and Learning



This report explores how ‘core capacities’ – or cornerstones of more familiar concepts, such as life skills and competences – develop over the early part of the life course, and how they contribute to children’s personal well-being and development.

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.