Date: 12-09-2022

ISSA contributes to European Commission’s proposal on revision of the Barcelona Targets

The proposed revision to the Barcelona targets aims to close the gender employment gap, while enhancing the social and cognitivdevelopment of children — particularly those in vulnerable situations or from disadvantaged backgrounds.

EDUCAS - Policy recommendations: Strengthening the importance of SPACE and EDUCARE approach



Educating and caring for young children is a big responsibility, challenge and commitment.

Reclaiming transitions as inclusive relational spaces in times of crisis and beyond



Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic

Investing in professionalization of ECEC staff to foster smooth transitions in times of crisis and beyond



Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic

InTrans General Framework: What are Warm and Inclusive Transitional Inclusive Practices Across the Early Years



Draft document

START- Sustaining Warm and Inclusive Transitions across the Early Years. Final report with implications for policies and practices



Transitions across the home environment, early childhood education and care (ECEC) settings and compulsory school education (CSE) mark significant changes in the life of children and their families and communities.

Business Model for high quality, accessible and flexible childcare services



How to Business Model Canvas (BMC) provides guidance on how to deal with both external and internal organisational needs and the ways to best respond to them as an organisation.

Providing Access to Childcare and Employment (PACE): Impact report (2016-2020)



This report outlines how the access to childcare and employment can be enhanced for families living in vulnerable conditions by investing in strong systems, organisations and staff.

Feasibility study for upscaling: Providing Access to Childcare and Employment (PACE)



Providing accessible childcare can improve chances of vulnerable parents in general and on the labour market. With PACE we want to explore organising occasional and/or flexible childcare.

TOY to Share, Play to Care: Impact Evaluation and Policy Recommendations Executive Summary



TOY to Share, Play to Care is a two-year project (January 2019 – January 2021) that builds on previous work undertaken by International Child Development Initiatives (ICDI), a Netherlands-based non-governmental organization.