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. 

14-03-2022

ISSA Member, Refugee Trauma Initiative (RTI) has opened a call for organizations who are responding to meet the needs of recently displaced communities from Ukraine.

15-02-2022

As part of their work to fight educational poverty and create growth opportunities from a young age, Associazione 21 Luglio have created two Play Hubs in Rome for children aged zero to three years and their families.

15-12-2021

ISSA Member in Slovakia Wide Open School is an open non-profit organization focused on community development and lifelong learning in socially disadvantaged groups with an emphasis on families, especially with children in early age, and with an a

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.

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.

06-05-2021

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

14-04-2021

Parents in Romania are aware of the importance of education for a child’s development, however they associate the outcomes of education with discipline, conformism and school performance.

06-04-2021

VBJK is launching the new Flemish magazine on ECEC Kindertijd . The first issue of the magazine will be published in the fall of 2021.