Systemic approach



During the COVID-19 pandemic, food deprivation of households with young children has emerged as a priority among priorities.

Associazione 21 luglio applied the following method:

1) selecting five formal monoethnic settlements of special emergency housing;
2) carrying out a survey by telephone that highlighted the malnutrition of many children, particularly infants and young children;

Date: 28-10-2020

Early Childhood Education and Care Spaces - Children’s Vision

90 children, 3 to 6 years old from Belgium, Italy and Lithuania were asked to draw their favourite space of the school.

Tales on the phone



For young children a phone line has been activated: they can call the line every day from Monday to Friday from 10.00 to 12.00 to listen to fairy tales in Italian and Romanes languages that have a Roma protagonist. The stories were taken from the book “Gipsy fairy tales” by Alberto Melis, and translated by 4 Roma, from Rome, Mazara del Vallo (Sicily), and Pisa (Tuscany).

#IStayCamp. Health Conditions, Food Deprivation and Solidarity Problems in the First Days of Lockdown in the Roma Villages of Rome



As soon as the lookdown was declared by the Prime Minister, Associazione 21 luglio conducted a research to monitor the condition of Roma communities living in housing emergency in Rome.

Date: 15-07-2020

BLOG: Lockdown: Time to Wait or Moment of Opportunity?

A systemic approach considers reality as a complex structure and involves all the relevant actors because it aims to intervene holistically on the reality it wishes to change.

Date: 11-06-2020

The EDUCAS Project Focuses on Educare Practices During the COVID-19 Pandemic

While the COVID-19 has impacted the activities of the EDUCAS project, partners have found ways to adjust their work.  
 

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.

Date: 05-02-2020

TOY for Inclusion to hold event in the European Parliament

On February 19th, 2020, the event will present the project’s success stories of inclusion. There are no children hard to reach, rather there are tailor-made services for children and families.

Date: 09-09-2019

How do parents and staff view ECEC spaces in Italy

EDUCAS focus groups aimed at better understanding parent and practitioner ideas about ECEC spaces. In Italy, several commonalties emerged.

The meanings of spaces in ECEC centres: a literature review



This literature review, written under the EDUCAS project, investigates the meanings, relevance, and importance of physical indoor and outdoor space in early childhood education and care (ECEC) services for children from birth to school age. Authors map, synthesize and critically analyze the findings of studies carried out internationally as well as national studies from Italy, Lithuania, Belgium, and the Netherlands.