Member in Focus

The strength of ISSA lies in a diverse membership with a wide range of expertise.

The Member in Focus shines the spotlight on ISSA Members to highlight their experience and contributions to the early childhood field. 

23-07-2021

Many recent neurological studies have shown that violent and malicious educational practices impact a child’s emotional development and self-esteem. Questioning, defining, and understanding them in order modify our reactions becomes essential.
This is the topic addressed in the Peer Learning Activity (PLA)* entitled Gentle violence and ordinary educational violence: Tackling the issue and fostering children’s development of self-esteem and identity.

22-07-2021

The Persona Doll Method is a practical approach to help children talk about emotions and feelings in early childhood settings. The dolls help children express their feelings and worries, think critically, develop empathy, and challenge unfair treatment.

21-07-2021

For professionals working to create inclusive environments in schools and preschools, many questions arise.  “Turn it on! You can’t force it.” Creating inclusive schools and pre-schools, shared insights into creating inclusive schools and preschools.

06-05-2021

Interview with Giorgio Tamburlini - Director, Centre for Child Health and Development, Italy

31-03-2021

As a result of a professional development opportunity offered under ISSA’s initiative REYN, the Kosova Education Center has made a programmatic shift by including advocacy in their work, vision and mission.

16-03-2021

Nine methodological centers will be established in 2021 in different locations in the Czech Republic.

11-03-2021

In 2017, when I received an email invitation from ISSA to a fundraising session with Bernard Ross, Director, =mc consulting, it literally felt like a sign from the heavens. 

22-07-2020

Interview with the Executive Director of Step by Step Centre for Education and Professional Development Romania Carmen Lică.

22-07-2020

Interview with the executive director of ISSA member – Group for Children and Youth Indigo Tamara Simonović. Part 2. 

20-07-2020

Interview with the executive director of ISSA member – Group for Children and Youth Indigo Tamara Simonović. Part 1.