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Center for Educational Initiatives Step by Step

Center for Educational Initiatives Step by Step
Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
(+387) 33 66 76 73
Geographical Focus
National level
Type of organisation
NGOProfessional Association
Main Activity Type
Service ProvisionCapacity BuildingConsultancyPolicy developmentAdvocacyResearch and knowledgeMonitoring and EvaluationPublishing
Focus
Quality PedagogyChild RightsAccess to ServicesParenting SupportSocial inclusion for Romani and migrant children
Targeted Age Groups
Three to SixSix to TenTen+
Members target groups
ChildrenVulnerable marginilized childrenParents/care-takersEducatorsSupervisors (inspectors)Managers of servicesPolicy makersHigher education staffStudentsPractitionioners with Romani backgroundPractitioners with migrant backgroundIn-service training providers

Mission

Center for Educational Initiatives Step by Step is a professional, non-governmental organization that initiates, inspires and influences changes in the education system so that every child has access to quality education.
The Center creates the conditions for continuous professional development of teachers and other educators, develop professional resources and implement high-quality programs based on child-centered approach, active involvement of families and communities, and respect for diversity. Through networks and coalitions, the Centre advocates for policy changes based on research and situation analysis.

News

Date: 14-11-2019

The power of group reflection for ECEC practitioners: the latest ICDI publication

Everything that happens in ECEC settings has to do with social and emotional well-being. But practitioners are not always aware of its interconnection with all aspects of young children’s lives.

Date: 07-08-2019

Conference in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Building Community – Power of Human Connection

Why is the sense of belonging to the community so important? How does it affect the well-being of children, their development and learning? These and the other questions will be answered during the conference Building Community – Power of Human Connection which will be held on 22-25.08.2019 in Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Date: 26-02-2019

NEWS – an Innovative Approach for Teacher-led Advocacy

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. 

Date: 08-02-2018

REYN National Networks launched in Bosnia Herzegovina and Bulgaria

We are happy to announce that the Romani Early Years Network (REYN) has just expanded to two new countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina and Bulgaria!

Date: 10-08-2017

Peer Learning Activity: ensuring safe spaces for young children in families and communities

Last week, ISSA member International Child Development Initiatives (ICDI) hosted a Peer Learning Activity to discuss child rearing practices and the availability and implementation of child and family services in the Balkan region of Europe.

Date: 05-04-2016

Foundation “Step by Step” – Macedonia celebrated its 15th birthday!

ISSA Secretariat and members express their heartfelt congratulations to Step by Step Macedonia on the 15th anniversary of their foundation.

Date: 19-12-2016

ISSA Member in Bosnia Herzegovina Launches Annual Teaching Award

The Center for Educational Initiatives Step by Step in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BH), has launched a national Annual teaching award aimed at promoting innovative and high-quality preschool, primary and secondary school teachers, with special focus on practices that support development of critical t