ISSA member Aflatoun’s Aflatot program published an evidence brief in March, which indicates that Aflatot succeeds in improving the socioemotional outcomes for children.


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.


The International Step by Step Association (ISSA) seeks a skilled communications professional to join the ISSA team in the Child Rights Home, Leiden/The Netherlands as our Communications Manager. This is an exciting opportunity for someone interested in working in the nonprofit sector to join a growing network.


UNICEF Romania and Center for Education and Professional Development Step by Step hold the first reunion of the Working Group for Early Childhood Education and Care, which will lead to a national strategy on early education.


This opening is an exciting opportunity for a communications, media or journalism graduate to gain experience in the nonprofit sector. We are looking for a skilled storyteller who can develop compelling messages that can promote ISSA’s mission and achievements.


ISSA Member in Turkey ACEV are supporting Syrian refugee children with their Preschool Summer Schools in Istanbul.


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.


As ISSA prepares for the 2017 Conference: Local Responses, Global Advances: Towards Competent Early Childhood System, we are reaching out to practitioners, academics and other professionals to submit a proposal to present their work at our event.


Jerneja Jager, is the head of the Step by Step Center for Quality in Education, ISSA’s founding member from Slovenia. At just 34 Jerneja is the youngest Head of Department of the Educational Research Institute in Ljubljana.


ISSA seeks to hire consultants to assist the Secretariat by informing the process of developing Early Childhood Development programs in refugee camps in Greece; deadline March 15th, 2017.