Quality Resource Pack



The culmination of many years of work in defining and promoting quality pedagogy, ISSA’s Quality Resource Pack proposes a practice-research-policy blended approach to quality, enabled by various tools that can be used with practitioners, pre- and in-service trainers, supervisors, parents and poli

Date: 19-04-2021

Do Families Feel “In”… Even When Having to Stay “out”?

EDUCAS project has been an opportunity for the Italian ECEC centers, led by the University of Parma, to reflect on the space in which welcoming moments are now taking place: the entrance door.

Date: 12-02-2021

‘I like it here, it feels like a second home’ – EDUCAS presented to a broad international audience

EDUCAS project was presented to a broad international audience during the ISSA Connects Week in December 2020. 

Growing Together



The Growing Together project consisted of three parts: improving preschool education practices by using the ISSA Principles of Quality Pedagogy and parent and community involvement; building community and  partnerships at the primary school level, and parental education. The project's results were disseminated through Ministry of Education and other agencies.

Date: 22-05-2020

Introducing InTrans: Every child has the right to a quality educational experience

The InTrans consortium is working together to address gaps at the policy level, as well as, pre- and in-service training levels. 

Date: 15-04-2020

ISSA Member puts the focus on values in classrooms

CEI's School of Values is training teachers to focus on children's hearts as well as their brains.

Date: 16-01-2020

Comprehensive guide on the Step by Step approach available for purchase

For over 25 years, the Step by Step Program, flagship initiative for Early Childhood Education reform of the Open Society Foundations, has implemented a democratic child-centered classroom approach where families and children are placed at the heart of the pedagogical practice. Now, you can learn more in the newly released guidebook.

Education for diversity toolkit: Program for adults working with and for children



This toolkit represents the compilation of different programs and specific activities developed by ISSA and its members over the past 15 years.

Embracing Diversity. Creating Equitable Societies Through Personal Transformation. Program for Adults, Training Manual



Embracing Diversity Training program for adults promotes the values of anti-discrimination, anti-bias, equity and respect for diversity in different settings: in communities, at the workplace, and in society.

The WANDA Method: Overview and Steps Forward



This resource summarizes the contents of the Peer Learning Activity (PLA) among ISSA members during 5 years, which focused on the WANDA methodology.