Baytna Hubs – a network of identity-informed and trauma-informed ECD partners



Baytna Hubs is an initiative between Refugee Trauma Initiative (RTI) and Help Refugees, supported by Open Society Foundation, to scale up a specialist Early Childhood Development (ECD), called Baytna, which has been developed within the context of the Greek refugee crisis.

Date: 28-10-2020

New Guidebook and a Toolkit to Support Teachers Working with Refugee and Migrant Children

New Guidebook and Toolkit in Greek and English aim to support nursery and kindergarten teachers in refugee  camps and beyond. Both of the resources are made based on the experiences from  working with refugee and migrant children in Greece.

Toolkit for Day Сare Centers “Young Refugee Children in Greek Early Childhood Day Care Centers”



The Toolkit aims to support the work of nursery teachers with young refugee children and their families.

Building Bridges: Bridging the Gap - Supporting wellbeing, learning, development and integration of young refugee and migrant children



A guidebook which aims to support and inform the work of kindergarten teachers engaged in kindergartens in refugee camps on the Aegean islands, but can also be of help in various kindergarten settings.The guidebook besides hints on how to support kindergarten teachers, addresses topics such as cr

Impact of COVID-19 on refugees in Greece



Everyday experiences are being lost behind the statistics about the COVID-19 pandemic. This is especially true for those already marginalised, such as displaced men, women, and children.

Resources to support psychosocial wellbeing, developed for refugee children, parents, and young people and for NGO workers



Refugee Trauma Initiative and our partners deliver Baytna - a trauma- and identity-informed model of Early Childhood Education for refugee children and their families living in Greece.

Date: 14-07-2020

BLOG: Caring at a Distance – Psychosocial Support for Refugee Children in Greece

To continue to support vulnerable families emotionally and socially, Refugee Trauma Initiative and its partners created multimedia and psychosocial resources, available online in several languages.

Date: 24-02-2020

TOY for Inclusion organizes successful event at the EU Parliament

“I strongly believe that social inclusion starts with young children and their eagerness to play,” posts Slovenian MEP Tanja Fajon on Twitter, after the recent Pop-Up Museum she hosted at the European Parliament.

Reaching and Investing in Children at the Margins



Reaching and Investing in Children at the Margins is a report from event co-hosted by ISSA and the Open Society Foundations in partnership with the National Academy of Sciences’ Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally in Prague in 2016.