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. 

15-04-2020

CEI's School of Values is training teachers to focus on children's hearts as well as their brains.

23-03-2020

An ISSA Member shares insights into the FloorPlay method — a child-centered, play-based approach.

04-02-2020

ISSA Member Kind en Gezin from Belgium is committed to creating opportunities for every child, wherever and however it was born and raised. Children’s rights and respect for diversity are the organization’s guiding principles.

06-01-2020

Established in 2003 by a group of psychologists, pedagogues and community workers, ISSA Member Comenius Foundation for Child Development (Comenius Foundation) inspires adults to create environments in which all young children can develop, explore

27-11-2019

ICDI recently launched the book Intergenerational Learning in Practice, which leverages ICDI’s successful IGL initiative Together Old and Young (TOY).

26-02-2019

One of ISSA’s founding members, Center for Educational Initiatives Step by Step, has developed some empowering ways for teachers to connect and inspire one another. 

01-03-2018

In this Member in Focus we interviewed the Director of Balkan Sunflowers Kosova (BSFK), Muhamet Arifi. Muhamet is part of the Ashkali community, an ethnic minority in Kosovo.

10-08-2017

ISSA member For Our Children Foundation is leading efforts to create a national early childhood strategy in Bulgaria. The foundation has been active in Bulgaria for 25 years now, which makes it one of the oldest civil society organizations.

09-08-2017

This month’s Member in Focus is Eric Bloemkolk, Director of SOFT Tulip Foundation. SOFT Tulip is a small organization with a huge network. This network includes seven major service providers and 25,000 people.

06-03-2017

Jerneja Jager, is the head of the Step by Step Center for Quality in Education, ISSA’s founding member from Slovenia. At just 34 Jerneja is the youngest Head of Department of the Educational Research Institute in Ljubljana.