Date: 14-12-2020

Successful Partnership to Support Comprehensive Early Childhood Services

We interviewed Christopher Goodman, Program Manager at Jacobs Foundation, about their partnership with ISSA and our member organization in Romania – the Step by Ste Center for Education and Professional Development

Date: 22-07-2020

Early Childhood Education Included in the National Defense Strategy of Romania

Interview with the Executive Director of Step by Step Centre for Education and Professional Development Romania Carmen Lică.

Date: 03-06-2019

Step by Step Primary and Secondary School Celebrates Children’s Day with a Special Visitor

Romania’s President, Klaus Iohannis, visited the Step by Step Primary and Secondary School in Bucharest.

Date: 23-05-2019

Conference Highlights Early Education and the Professionals of the Future

Step by Step Center for Education and Professional Development provides a platform for decision-makers, business leaders and early childhood experts to work together in Romania

My Rights and your Rights are Equal: How to Encourage Diversity and Respect from Kindergarten Age



This resources provides in depth information needed to adapt early childhood education and care programs to be inclusive. Special focus is on inclusion of ethnic minorities, in particular the Roma, inclusion of children with special needs, and avoiding gender stereotyping.

About Diversity and Friendship in Preschool & Kindergarten



This resource is a collection of personal stories and experiences shared by people marginalised due to their ethnicity or level of ability. The views and the voices of these people are presented in a way to evoke solidarity and emphaty.

The resource promotes friendship as a way to combat and overcome prejudice, stereotyping and marginalisation of certain individuals and groups. Storytelling is a powerful tool for building friendships - by telling stories and listening to other people's unique stories empathy is nurtured and and bridges among people are built. 

Ponies from the Land of the Rainbow: a Collection of Pro-Diversity Stories



Ponies from the Land of the Rainbow: A collection of pro-diversity stories | Căluții din ținutul curcubeului: O colecție de Povești pro-Diversitate. This resource is a collection of children's stories designed to awaken empathy and appreciation for diversity through the use of colorful metaphors.

Earth Care, People Care and Fair Share in Education: The Children in Permaculture Manual



The Earth Care, People Care and Fair Share in Education is a ground-breaking manual which uses a permacultural lens to inspire child-friendly approaches to embed education for a sustainable future into preschool, kindergarten and primary school programs.

Children in Permaculture - Video



What is permaculture and why is it vital in the quest for ecological viability on planet earth? Why it should have a prominent role in education of the youngest? This short video offers a succinct glimpse of the vision that guided the “Children in Permaculture” project and effects it had on young children.

Health by the Book



Health by the Book is not only a nutrition book, it is also an educational handbook for well-being and a healthy life style. Step by Step Centre for Education and Professional Development in Romania developed this guidebook together with the Lidl company. The format of the handbook is a magazine with 36 pages containing primary school applications, games, healthy recipes to be cooked by children with parents or teachers, recommended activities for in the home, experiments, crosswords.