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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.


Date: 13-01-2020

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 implementing projects and initiatives to support teachers’ professional development and raise the possibilities for all children to achieve their full potent

Date: 27-11-2017

Speech4Teach event in Skopje, Macedonia

For the second time, the Step by Step Foundation - Macedonia organized the "Speech4Teach-Inspiration for Education" event, as part of the USAID "Readers are Leaders" Project.

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: 09-08-2017

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 raising awareness about the importance of equal access to education for Roma children and parents.

Date: 24-05-2016

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 primary schools in the country.

Date: 10-03-2017

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 on how to encourage the children in their lives to have healthier reading habits.

Date: 20-03-2017

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 from the Republic of Macedonia, Jan van Ravens from the Netherlands and Jeroen Aarssen from the Netherlands were elected to the governing Board of Directors.