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Step by Step Center for Education and Professional Development

Step by Step Center for Education and Professional Development
(+403 171) 02929
Geographical Focus
National level
Type of organisation
NGOProfessional Association
Main Activity Type
Service ProvisionCapacity BuildingPolicy developmentAdvocacyMonitoring and Evaluation
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 workersManagers of servicesPolicy makersLocal authoritiesIn-service training providers


Vision: Educated to succeed
Mission: Support global open society values

Fundamental Values
• Innovation and creativity in education and child protection
• Valuing the ensemble child-childhood
• Respect for human diversity
Objectives • Approaching with specific methods of teaching –learning-assessment for a child-focused education
• Accountability and involving families and communities in children's education
• Provide equal opportunities for all children
• Sustains the development of the professional community in offering an inclusive quality education for all children and their families
• Promotes and implements the democratic principles in education and child protection
• Develop activities in order to sustain and develop the open society and democratic values


ISSA Members are at the Forefront of Innovations in the Early Years Sector in Europe

The European Commission’s ECEC webinar “Working with families and the whole community” last week highlighted 7 initiatives from across...

Knowledge in the Hands of Users: Creative Ways of Sharing Early Childhood Matters

After a successful pilot in 2019, for a second year in a row, the ISSA Secretariat supported the dissemination of 

Survey: Public Perception Regarding Early Childhood Education in Romania

Bucharest, April 9th, 2021 - Parents in Romania are aware of the importance of education for a child’s development...

Early Childhood Education Included in the National Defense Strategy of Romania

Recently early childhood education was included in the National Defense Strategy of Romania for 2020-2024 as a part of the presidential program...

Step by Step Primary and Secondary School Celebrates Children’s Day with a Special Visitor

On June 1, while many countries around the globe celebrated Children’s Day, Romania’s President, Klaus Iohannis, visited the 

Conference Highlights Early Education and the Professionals of the Future

Investment in the early years was recently promoted in Bucharest during an annual conference initiated four years ago...

NEWS - A New Partnership for Young Children: ‘Romania Grows with You’

A new four-year partnership has been formed to push forth the improvement of Early Childhood Development (ECD) in Romania. The project...

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"...

Peer Learning Activity on pedagogical quality, Bucharest


Investment in the early years highlighted at World Bank roundtable

ISSA Member, Center for...

Public-private partnerships for early education, a chance for Romania's competitiveness

On May 20th, ISSA Member Step by Step Centre for Education and Professional Development,(CEDP) Bucharest, Romania hosted a powerfully successful...

Civil society organizations offer input on early education strategy in Romania

UNICEF Romania and Center for Education and Professional Development Step by Step hold the first reunion of the Working Group for Early Childhood...

Resources and practices

Health by the Book

Health by the Book is not only a nutrition book, it is also an educational handbook for well-being and a healthy life style. Step by Step Centre...

I Grow Responsibly – Step by Step Handbook

To promote child's holistic development and prepare children for the competences needed in the XXI century, Bambi Kindergarten (Bucharest, Romania)...