UNICEF continues to add new editions to their enjoyable video series on parenting. In the videos, experts talk about various baby development issues, from the importance of ‘baby talk’ to playing and reading together.


The 2019 edition of Early Childhood Matters (ECM), the annual journal of the Bernard van Leer Foundation, will be launched at ISSA Conference 2019.


Curious about how the City of Leiden organizes its Early Years services?


ISSA Conference 2019 brought together 396 professionals from 61 countries and various fields, all focused on one thing: building Nurturing Environments for young children and their families.


Offering children a safe and inspiring place to play and learn. It is the main thought behind TOY for Inclusion, an initiative with now eight indoor playgrounds in seven European countries.* 


As every year, we invite our members to take advantage of the knowledge and expertise in our network! Peer Learning Activities (PLA’s) remain highly valued by all members.


The EU funded EDUCAS project aims to answer - How do you create ECEC environments that support children’s development in a holistic way?


One of ISSA’s founding members, Center for Educational Initiatives Step by Step, has developed some empowering ways for teachers to connect and inspire one another. 


On 17 June 2019 we offer nine highly informative Pre-conference Workshops. Are you coming to Leiden a day ahead of the Conference? Here is your fourth guide to another two of the full set of workshops to choose from.




PINN, Proactive International Network for Newborn and Young Children, went to visit Coimbra (Portugal) to learn from local Prevention and Intervention Services in the Early Years.