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The Home Visiting Workforce Needs Assessment Tool aims to help Ministries and government agencies reflect on the ways in which they can support personnel delivering home visiting programs across sectors for pregnant mothers and caregivers with children under 3. Drawing inspiration from the UNICEF...
Published in 2020
Denise Bonsu, Kavita Hatipoglu, Michelle Neuman, Vidya Putcha, Mark Roland, and Jon Korfmacher
ISSA
Global
Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Calendar with ideas for the family was developed by the Center for Interactive Pedagogy as an immediate response to COVID-19 pandemic. The resource was developed with the ultimate aim to support parents/caregivers in organizing activities for their children during self-isolation. The Calendar...
Published in 2020
CIP – Center for Interactive Pedagogy
English
Aleksandra Kalezic Vignjevic, aleksandra@cipcentar.org
We used the method of “Social accountability and Legal Empowerment", with the to empower the Roma community, to learn their rights in the Social and Health domains. In Macedonia, Governmental prevention programs for reproductive and child health are offered. In those programs, it is also included...
NGO "KHAM" Delcevo
Macedonia
Macedonian
Zoran Bikovski, z_bikovski@yahoo.com
During the COVID-19 pandemic, food deprivation of households with young children has emerged as a priority among priorities. Associazione 21 luglio applied the following method:1) selecting five formal monoethnic settlements of special emergency housing;2) carrying out a survey by telephone that...
Associazione 21 luglio
Italy
Italian, Roma
Francesca Petrucci, educazione@21luglio.org
The intervention “Building of an Early Childhood Intervention system in Ukraine” is based on the strategy that was developed for building four good ECI practices in four pilot regions and combines lobbying and advocacy at the regional and national level. The experience gained during the four pilots...
Stichting SOFT tulip, National Association of People with Disabilities of Ukraine, Charitable Foundation Early Intervention Center of Kharkiv, Dzherelo Day Care and Rehabilitation Center of Lviv, Path of Life Center for Complex Rehabilitation of Uzhgorod
Ukraine
Ukrainian
Eric Bloemkolk, eric.bloemkolk@softtulip.nl
Responding to the COVID-19 crisis in Serbia, the Group for Children and Youth INDIGO, developed a noteworthy practice aiming at providing on-line learning support to Roma children enrolled in grades I to IV at the “Sreten Mladenovic Mika” Primary School. The learning support is provided three times...
Group for children and youth INDIGO, “Sreten Mladenovic Mika” Primary School, Nis, Serbia
Serbia
Serbian
Tamara Simonovic, indigo@indigo.org.rs
Baytna Hubs is an initiative between Refugee Trauma Initiative (RTI) and Help Refugees, supported by Open Society Foundation, to scale up a specialist Early Childhood Development (ECD), called Baytna, which has been developed within the context of the Greek refugee crisis. The Baytna model provides...
RTI, Perichoresis, Elix, Athens Comic Library, Irida Women’s Centre, Open Cultural Centre
Greece
English
Evelyn Wilcox, evelyn@refugeetrauma.org
The Trust for Social Achievement Foundation – Bulgaria has been engaged since the onset of the pandemic in Bulgaria in searching for appropriate mechanisms to support the learning process for disadvantaged children, particularly those who face challenges to participate in the online distance...
The Trust for Social Achievement Foundation
Bulgaria
Bulgarian
Linka Toneva, ltoneva@tsa-bulgaria.org
Worldwide Orphans (WWO) created a learning at home activity manual with 20 activities to do in 20 minutes, targeted for children from 6 months-8 years of age with focus on supporting parent capacity to play with and support their child’s ongoing learning. The activity manual has been rolled out in...
Published in 2020
WWO, Lois K. Heymann, and Melissa Middaugh
Worldwide Orphans Foundation
Amharic, Bulgarian, Creole, English
Melissa Middaugh, melissa@wwo.org
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. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact society in unimaginable ways, with children...
Published in 2020
Adam Harris, Anne Jones, Billy Redmond, Dr Lisha O’Sullivan, Dr Margaret Egan, Fiona Ferris, Hannah O’Dwyer, Maria Dervan, Niamh Moore, Prof Emer Ring
Mary Immaculate College
Ireland
English
Prof Emer Ring, emer.ring@mic.ul.ie
This Toolkit has been developed in the context of the project ‘Making the first 1000 days count!’. The aim of this Toolkit is to provide Home Visitors with the latest scientific evidence about child development, learning and well-being as well as practical advice and materials, which they can share...
Published in 2020
International Child Development Initiatives ICDI
International Child Development Initiatives ICDI
Amharic, English
Giulia Cortellesi, giulia@icdi.nl
During the pandemic, the NGO “KHAM" Delcevo had an important role to play in raising awareness among the Roma community about how to be protected from COVID-19.  In order to achieve our objectives we implemented online education for pregnant women about going to the Gynecologist and taking care of...
Published in 2020
NGO “KHAM" Delcevo
Macedonia
Macedonian
Zoran Bikovski, z_bikovski@yahoo.com
For young children a phone line has been activated: they can call the line every day from Monday to Friday from 10.00 to 12.00 to listen to fairy tales in Italian and Romanes languages that have a Roma protagonist. The stories were taken from the book “Gipsy fairy tales” by Alberto Melis, and...
Published in 2020
Francesca Petrucci, Jemina Hajrusi, Nedzad Husovic, Dzemila Salkanovic, Hyrmet Dibran
Association 21 July
Italy
Italian
Francesca Petrucci, educazione@21luglio.org
Refugee Trauma Initiative and our partners deliver Baytna - a trauma- and identity-informed model of Early Childhood Education for refugee children and their families living in Greece. Baytna was being implemented across five centres up until early March 2020, when delivery was halted due to...
Published in 2020
RTI
Greece
Arabic, English, French, Greek
Evelyn Wilcox, evelyn@refugeetrauma.org
Introduction to Home Visitors Modules
Published in 2016
Various contributors from UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
The Netherlands
English
Free
TRAINER GUIDE
Published in 2016
Various contributors from UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
The Netherlands
English
Free
Together, UNICEF ECARO and ISSA have developed a set of Resource Modules for Home Visitors: Supporting Families for Nurturing Care, intended to better equip home visitors with the latest knowledge and tools to support and engage with the families of young children.Drawing upon the most recent...
Published in 2016
Various contributors from UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
The Netherlands
English, Serbian
Free
Module 1: THE EARLY CHILDHOOD YEARS - a Time of Endless Opportunities   
Published in 2016
Various contributors from UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
The Netherlands
English
Free
Module 2: THE NEW ROLE OF THE HOME VISITOR
Published in 2016
Various contributors from UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
The Netherlands
English
Free
Module 3: IMCI, IYCF and CARE for CHILD DEVELOPMENT
Published in 2016
Various contributors from UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
The Netherlands
English
Free
Module 4: FALLING IN LOVE - Promoting Parent-Child Attachment
Published in 2016
Various contributors from UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
The Netherlands
English
Free
Module 5: ENGAGING FATHERS
Published in 2016
Various contributors from UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
The Netherlands
English
Free
Module 6: THE ART OF PARENTING - Love, Talk, Play, Read
Published in 2016
Various contributors from UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
The Netherlands
English
Free
Module 7: PARENTAL WELLBEING
Published in 2016
Various contributors from UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
The Netherlands
English
Free
Module 8: COMMON PARENTING CONCERNS
Published in 2016
Various contributors from UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
The Netherlands
English
Free
Module 9: HOME ENVIRONMENT AND SAFETY
Published in 2016
Various contributors from UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
ISSA - International Step by Step Association
The Netherlands
English
Free
Module 10: CARING AND EMPOWERING - Enhancing Communication Skills for Home Visitors
Published in 2016
Various contributors from UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
The Netherlands
English
Free
Module 11: WORKING AGAINST STIGMA AND DISCRIMINATION - Promoting Equity, Inclusion and Respect for Diversity
Published in 2016
Various contributors from UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
The Netherlands
English
Free
Module 12: CHILDREN WHO DEVELOP DIFFERENTLY - Children with Disabilities or Developmental Difficulties
Published in 2016
Various contributors from UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
The Netherlands
English
Free
Module 13: DEVELOPMENTAL MONITORING AND SCREENING
Published in 2016
Various contributors from UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
The Netherlands
English
Free
Module 15: WORKING WITH OTHER SERVICES
Published in 2016
Various contributors from UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
The Netherlands
English
Free
Module 14: KEEPING YOUNG CHILDREN FREE FROM VIOLENCE, ABUSE AND NEGLECT
Published in 2016
Various contributors from UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
The Netherlands
English
Free
Module 16: RESPONSIVE FEEDING
Published in 2016
Various contributors from UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
The Netherlands
English
Free
Module 17: SUPERVISION - Supporting Professionals and Enhancing Service Quality
Published in 2016
Various contributors from UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
The Netherlands
English
Free
Module 18: GENDER SOCIALISATION AND GENDER DYNAMICS IN FAMILIES - the Role of the Home Visitor
Published in 2016
Various contributors from UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
UNICEF ECARO & ISSA
The Netherlands
English
Free
With the project “ZAMISLICE” (CHILDEAS – Tiny Little Thoughts), ISSA member from Slovenia, Mala Ulica  wished to acquaint all new parents with the importance of early interactions. They provided parents with a pendant that can also serve as a pram mobile – a small, but important gadget that offers...
Various authors at Association Mala Ulica
Association Mala Ulica - Center for children and families
Slovenia
English
Contact Eva Strmljan Kreslin: evaskreslin@malaulica.si
Contact Mala Ulica for details