• On this special date, when many of its members from Eastern Europe celebrate Children’s Day, ISSA takes the opportunity to stress how relevant play, exploration and well-being are for the development of each child. Every day should be celebrated as children’s day!
  • ISSA has joined the open letter sent to the European Council and signed by tens of NGO’s, children’s ombudspersons of Europe and the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child.
  • The Center for Innovations in Education (CIE) has organized a training on policy making for researchers and experts as part of the Education Reform Strategy foreseen by the government.
  • The manual and its practicum offer alternative ways to make preschool education accessible to a larger number of children that still remain outside the mainstream system.
  • The deadline for the submission of proposals for ISSA’s 2014 Conference has been extended to May 30.
  • The conference took place in Bucharest, Romania, on April 7-8, bringing together close to 250 participants from Europe and Central Asia.

Let’s put early childhood development at the heart of the UN post-2015 development agenda!

  • The association is proud to receive a large number of new full and affiliate members from different European countries, including Belgium, France, Greece and The Netherlands, thus expanding its presence in Western Europe.
  • Anyone interested in delivering a presentation, workshop or session is invited to send an application (in English), from today until May 15.
  • The conference website is now live and reachable at www.issa2014.hu

It is time to call for no more lost Romani and Traveller generations