Member in Focus

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

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

08-11-2021

Recent European studies show that quality of education and care in the early childhood depends on the presence of a professional and competent workforce.

22-10-2021

Flóra Bascó shares why the Resiliency+ Framework is so relevant in these times and what participants will take away from her session during the online event ISSA Connects for Learning.

12-10-2021

In her interview, VBJK senior researcher Nima Sharmahd shares the highlights from the NESET report and tells why it was important to have it now. 

02-09-2021

Artevelde University of Applied Science provided concrete tools in their Peer Learning Activity aimed at highlighting the importance of cross-sectoral collaboration and implementing a whole-family approach in early childhood services.

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.