ISSA Members are at the Forefront of Innovations in the Early Years Sector in Europe
The European Commission’s ECEC webinar highlighted 7 initiatives from across Europe. ISSA or ISSA Members have been actively engaged in each of them.
Knowledge in the Hands of Users: Creative Ways of Sharing Early Childhood Matters
For a second year in a row, the ISSA Secretariat supported the dissemination of the international journal Early Childhood Matters articles through its Members in 12 countries.
TOY for Inclusion organizes successful event at the EU Parliament
“I strongly believe that social inclusion starts with young children and their eagerness to play,” posts Slovenian MEP Tanja Fajon on Twitter, after the recent Pop-Up Museum she hosted at the European Parliament.
NEWS - TOY for Inclusion Wins Lifelong Learning Award 2018
We are delighted to announce that our project TOY for Inclusion has received the Lifelong Learning Awards 2018 in early December. The prize is annually awarded by the Lifelong Learning Platform to initiatives that set up creative and inclusive practices.
NEWS - TOY for Inclusion Gets Extended
The TOY for Inclusion project and the Early Childhood Education and Care Play Hubs, received support for another 2 years.
NEWS - Open Academy Step by Step Endorses ‘Circle of Friends’
A Cirle of Friends training took place near Zagreb this summer as Open Academy Step by Step invited 20 participants to share their knowledge on this highly effective approach.
NEWS - The Circle of Friends is for Child Healing and Support
Ibrahim always liked to talk, but when the topic of dinosaurs came up, he would speak passionately. He knows their difficult names, size and diet, how they lived and who their enemies were.
ISSA highlighted as an innovative network in new OECD publication
A new publication from the OECD entitled Teachers as Designers of Learning Environments: The Importance of Innovative Pedagogies has used the knowledge and experience of the ISSA network.
How to get students thinking about learning, not grades
ISSA member Open Academy Step by Step Croatia piloted an innovative project. The model was developed during the school year 2016/2017 in six selected schools in Croatia.
Overview Peer Learning Activities 2017
In 2017, 10 insightful Peer Learning Activities took place. These sessions were organized by 24 ISSA member organizations, either as applicants or co-applicants.
Peer Learning Activity: Networks of preschools/primary schools and professionals