16-09-2021

ISSA seeks to hire an Admin and Office Assistant in Leiden, the Netherlands. You will join two other colleagues in the Administrative support team. 

10-09-2021

Over the past three years, the EDUCAS project has been working to contribute to creating child and family friendly learning spaces in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) centres. The project consortium has published the following seven resources during the project to help professionals create ECEC environments that support children’s development holistically.

02-09-2021

Artevelde University of Applied Science provided concrete tools in their Peer Learning Activity aimed at highlighting the importance of cross-sectoral collaboration and implementing a whole-family approach in early childhood services.

09-08-2021

Over the last few weeks, we have witnessed a massive mobilization of the Roma minority in Europe standing against injustice and the devastating outcomes of antigypsyism.

23-07-2021

Many recent neurological studies have shown that violent and malicious educational practices impact a child’s emotional development and self-esteem. Questioning, defining, and understanding them in order modify our reactions becomes essential. This is the topic addressed in the Peer Learning Activity (PLA)* entitled Gentle violence and ordinary educational violence: Tackling the issue and fostering children’s development of self-esteem and identity.

22-07-2021

The Persona Doll Method is a practical approach to help children talk about emotions and feelings in early childhood settings. The dolls help children express their feelings and worries, think critically, develop empathy, and challenge unfair treatment.

21-07-2021

For professionals working to create inclusive environments in schools and preschools, many questions arise.  “Turn it on! You can’t force it.” Creating inclusive schools and pre-schools, shared insights into creating inclusive schools and preschools.

01-07-2021

The International Step by Step Association (ISSA) is a vibrant international network that connects professionals and non-profit organizations working in the field of early childhood development.

23-06-2021

The European Commission’s ECEC webinar highlighted 7 initiatives from across Europe. ISSA or ISSA Members have been actively engaged in each of them.

18-06-2021

The InTrans consortium is publishing two new policy recommendation documents with lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic.