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Foundation for Education and Cultural Initiatives Step by Step

Foundation for Education and Cultural Initiatives Step by Step
North Macedonia
(+389) 230 77900
Geographical Focus
National levelRegional level
Type of organisation
Main Activity Type
Service ProvisionCapacity BuildingConsultancyPolicy developmentAdvocacyResearch and knowledgeMonitoring and EvaluationPublishing
Quality PedagogyChild RightsAccess to ServicesParenting SupportSocial inclusion for Romani and migrant childrenSocial inclusion special needs
Targeted Age Groups
Birth to threeThree to SixSix to TenTen+
Members target groups
ChildrenVulnerable marginilized childrenParents/care-takersEducatorsSocial workersLocal authoritiesPractitionioners with Romani backgroundPractitioners with migrant backgroundIn-service training providers


The mission of the Foundation is to prepare, develop and implement programs that enhance the education and culture in the modern society as a key factor for educational, cultural, economic and social development. The Foundation is implementing programs in the kindergartens, primary schools and other educational and cultural institutions, supports innovative approaches and finds different ways to raise the possibilities to help the children achieve their full potential through education.


Macedonian Step by Step Foundation is Changing the Traditional Educational Paradigm

ISSA member Foundation for Educational and Cultural Initiatives Step by Step (SbS) from the Republic of North Macedonia is...

Speech4Teach event in Skopje, Macedonia

For the second time, the Step by Step Foundation -...

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...

Macedonian campaign raises awareness about equal access to education for Roma children and parents

Step by Step Foundation for Educational and Cultural Initiatives of Macedonia is organizing an online initiative under a nationwide campaign...

A national-level early literacy and numeracy study being conducted by Foundation Step by Step in Macedonia

In the period May 9-27, Foundation “Step by Step” – Macedonia is carrying out a national-level early literacy and numeracy study in all...

Step By Step Macedonia use Facebook to inspire young readers

Sweet Dr. Citko, a character created and designed by Step By Step Macedonia, has been the public face of a viral Facebook Campaign to advise adults...

ISSA elects new board members

ISSA is proud to welcome five new board members in 2017. In March, Leslie Falconer from the USA, Henriette Heimgaertner from Germany, Elena Misik...

Resources and practices

Manual for Educators and Parents for use of Picture Books

Manual for educators and parents for use of picture books is an adaptation of ISSA’s activity books "Opening Magic Doors – Reading and Learning...

Handbook for Work with Students with Disabilities for Improving Literacy and Numeracy Skills - Macedonian

Handbook with activities for work with students with disabilities for improving their literacy and numeracy skills contains 20 activities for lower...

Math through Play - 50 Activities for Improving Student Numeracy Skills

The Macedonian handbook Math through play is comprised of 50 activities that aim to improve lower grade students’ numeracy skills. All activities...

Step by Step to Literacy - 50 Activities for Improving Student Literacy Skills

The Macedonian handbook Step by Step to Literacy- 50 activities for improving student literacy skills is composed of 50 activities divided in six...