Date: 06-05-2021

The Road of Early Childhood to National Plans for Recovery and Resilience – a successful advocacy effort in Italy

Interview with Giorgio Tamburlini - Director, Centre for Child Health and Development, Italy

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.

The points of view of families, professionals, children



The EDUCAS project planned to start the Continuous Professional Development Paths (CPD) in the three countries involved (Belgium, Lithuania, Italy) with specific focus groups involving families and staff in the ECEC centers partners of the project. The aim of the focus groups has been:

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.

#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.