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.

06-05-2021

Interview with Giorgio Tamburlini - Director, Centre for Child Health and Development, Italy

29-04-2021

ISSA seeks to hire a consultant to scan and identify advocacy opportunities at the EU level.

26-04-2021

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

20-04-2021

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.