The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) call for universal access to quality early childhood development, care and pre-primary education as well as healthy lives and the promotion of wellbeing for all at all ages.
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ISSA is proud to announce that four organizations have joined our association as new members. They are welcome additions to the ISSA community of early childhood experts and we look forward to working with them to deliver high quality early years services equitably.
Recently covers of The Economist magazine have been typically powerful. Brexit, US presidential candidates, China’s leader, the war in Syria, Europe’s threat from terrorism, North Korea’s nuclear program, freedom of speech and… how to make a good teacher, to name just a few.
Over the past few years, ISSA has partnered with the UNICEF Regional Office for CEE/CIS to improve learning and nurturing opportunities for vulnerable young children. ISSA's latest partnership focuses on children of refugee and migrant families in several transit and destination countries.
On June 1st, as many countries around the globe celebrated Children’s Day, the Early Years Regional Alliance (EYRA) released their Manifesto..
A Quality Framework for Early Childhood Practices in Services for Children under Three
On Thursday 26th June 2016, Zorica Trikic ISSA’s Senior Program Manager, shared her personal experiences of what is like to be a War Parent and to work with other parents who were raising their children in violent conflicts.
A national-level early literacy and numeracy study being conducted by Foundation Step by Step in Macedonia
In the period May 9-27, Foundation “Step by Step” – Macedonia is carrying out a national-level early literacy and numeracy study in all primary schools in the country.
On May 20th, ISSA Member Step by Step Centre for Education and Professional Development,(CEDP) Bucharest, Romania hosted a powerfully successful one-day conference: "Public-private partnerships for early education, a chance for Romania's competitiveness".