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.

ECD activity cards



ECD activity cards 

Date: 19-07-2022

SAVE THE DATE: A series of webinars on 'Challenging the split system in early childhood care and education'

Two webinars (with translation in English, French and Italian) sharing experiences from Belgium, Italy, France and the Netherlands.

Date: 17-05-2022

InTrans Exchange Week: an encouraging meeting for seeds of change in ECEC systems

The policy exchange organized by the InTrans project consortium in cooperation with BUPL (Danish Union of Early Childhood and Youth Educators).

Executive Summary - Challenges and opportunities emerging from cross-national comparison



The InTrans project ultimate goal is to ensure that all children and families — especially the most vulnerable — benefit from warm and inclusive transitional pr

InTrans Infographics - status of early childhood care and education systems in five EU countries



The ultimate goal of the InTrans project is to ensure that all children and families — especially the most vulnerable — benefit from warm and inclusive transiti

InTrans Policy Baseline Reports



The ultimate goal of the InTrans project is to ensure that all children and families — especially the most vulnerable — benefit from warm and inclusive transiti

What makes me? Core Capacities for Living and Learning



This report explores how ‘core capacities’ – or cornerstones of more familiar concepts, such as life skills and competences – develop over the early part of the life course, and how they contribute to children’s personal well-being and development.

Date: 21-04-2022

Sustaining inclusive transitions in times of reform: toward the co-construction of an integrated ECEC system in Italy

Early results from the InTrans project Italian case study point towards three fundamental areas of focus for local governments' development efforts of structural and pedagogical continuity between ECEC segments.

Bulgaria grows with its children: Building professional competences of the early childhood workforce



The topic of people working directly with children and families in the health, education and social work stands out when looking for sustainable solutions to challenges faced in early childhood care and education. This topic is even more important in Bulgaria given the