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Membership Services and Benefits

As an esteemed international learning community, ISSA unites and supports organizations dedicated to early childhood development across Europe and Central Asia. Being part of ISSA enables members to connect with like-minded organizations, opening up opportunities for collaboration and access to cutting-edge knowledge. The ISSA Network empowers you to learn, share, exchange, and co-create in a dynamic environment, driving impactful change in early childhood development. Join us to amplify your influence and contribute to a collective effort that shapes brighter futures for all children.

Knowledge Sharing and Information Services

Explore Our Knowledge Sharing and Information Services

  • Knowledge Hub: Access a wealth of resources and exemplary practices from the ISSA Network through our comprehensive Knowledge Hub.
  • ISSA Newsletter and Member Updates: Stay informed with the latest resources and news from ISSA and the global early childhood development (ECD) community through our regular newsletter and updates.
  • ISSA Website and Social Media: Discover news and information about our members' achievements and expertise on the ISSA website, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn for real-time updates.
  • Event Calendar: Attend a host of events and webinars regularly updated on the ISSA calendar, including member-exclusive events.
  • YouTube Channel: Watch video recordings of our online events on our YouTube channel.
  • Partnership and Funding Opportunities: Receive information about potential partnerships and funding opportunities.
  • Secretariat Support: Benefit from our help desk and support services provided by the ISSA Secretariat.

Connecting and Learning

Engage in Connecting and Learning Opportunities

  • Peer Learning Activities: Participate in peer learning activities facilitated by the ISSA network, where member organizations collaborate on joint projects, share knowledge, and develop learning strategies together.
  • Thematic Meetings, Workshops, and Webinars: Take advantage of professional development opportunities through our themed meetings, workshops, and webinars hosted exclusively for members.
  • ISSA Network Events: Join our signature events, such as the ISSA Conference and ISSA Connects, designed to benefit and enrich our members, and enjoy savings exclusive to ISSA members.
  • Access to ISSA Resources: Access the wide array of valuable resources generated and shared through the ISSA network.

Mobilizing Expertise

Harnessing Expertise through Collaboration

  • Joint Learning Labs: Participate in multi-year, member-driven initiatives that foster professional development and build capacity in diverse thematic areas.

  • Cross-Border Collaboration: Engage in projects with fellow ISSA members on projects, sharing knowledge, strategies, and leveraging the network's expertise.

  • Partner Discovery: Connect with new partners to share best practices and develop joint proposals.

  • Funding Opportunities: Discover new funding sources to support your initiatives.

ISSA Events

Discover ISSA Events

  • Open Events: Participate in our workshops, discussions, and networking opportunities.
  • ISSA Conference and Online Events: Attend the ISSA Conference and other in-person as well as online events with exclusive member discounts.


Enhance Your Visibility with the ISSA Network

  • International Reach: Leverage the ISSA Network's extensive reach to expand visibility of your work and expertise.
  • Showcase Achievements: Feature your organization's achievements, resources, best practices, and expertise on ISSA’s platforms, gaining recognition within the network and beyond.

ISSA Network Governance

Influence and Participate in ISSA Network Governance

  • Board and Committees: Join the Board or various committees to play a crucial role in steering the ISSA Network.
  • Member Involvement: Debate key issues. Full Members enjoy voting rights in all ISSA elected bodies, participate in the ISSA Council, and influence the organization by designing programs, setting priorities, and voting on strategy and policy.
  • Affiliate Members: While Affiliate Members do not have voting rights, they are encouraged to attend ISSA Council Meetings and contribute to our network.