Quality Services Birth to Three ISSA stresses the importance of putting very young children and their families at the centre of all early childhood interventions and programs provided through a diverse range of services. Concerning the age group birth to three age group ISSA has put the focus on...
Quality Services Three to Ten ISSA acknowledges the importance of working on the development of competences at all levels of the early childhood systems, in order to create a change and best support inclusive, high-quality practices in all ISSA members’ countries and beyond. Over the past 20 years...
Supporting families of young children before birth and during the child’s first years is of great importance. It can result in life long benefits for children, communities, societies and nations.
INTESYS - Integrated Services Are you wondering what Integrated Early Childhood Systems are? High inequality in accessing and benefiting of early childhood services in Europe further disadvantage the most vulnerable groups: migrant children, Roma children, children with special needs, children...
Early Childhood Workforce Initiative 90% of the brain’s capacity develops before the age of 5, yet the workforce who serves young children is too often undervalued, underpaid and inadequately prepared.Recognition of the importance of Early Childhood Development (ECD) services is increasing in many...
Embracing Diversity Training Programs Embracing Diversity Training programs promote the values of anti-discrimination, anti-bias, and respect for diversity in classrooms. In communities, at the workplace, and in society. Embracing Diversity guides participants through a process of personal...
Romani Early Years Network Young Romani and Traveller children are often denied the right to quality Early Childhood Development (ECD). Including education and care services, adequate nutrition as well as stimulating and protective environments. REYN advocates with local-, regional-, national- and...
TOY for Inclusion TOY for Inclusion is the gateway to education and care for many children of disadvantaged communities. The project has created eight Play Hubs for young children in the EU which have obtained extraordinary results:
Refugee & Migrant Children Due to forced migration, an estimated 50 million children are on the move worldwide. Young children (under 4) account for 16% of their total number. A great risk, as the age range 0-6 is a critical period in the development of a child, and the quality of living and...
Inclusive Education and Social Support to Tackle Inequalities in Societies (ISOTIS) Currently, European countries are seeing increasing inequality in the ability to access and participate in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) services. In many of the communities that are most impacted by...
Using the Primokiz approach, as part of a broader Resource Package, the project aims to establish local teams and networks which bring together the different sectors, institutions and stakeholders, and support them to work together effectively for responsive quality and equitable early childhood...
How do you create Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) environments that support children’s development in a holistic way, taking into account the diverse needs of children and families, with special attention to the ones at risk of social exclusion? The aim of the EDUCAS project is to do just...