Together Old and Young



The purpose of the Together Old and Young (TOY) Programme is to promote intergenerational learning and to create new possibilities for older adults and young children to learn together and benefit from each others’ company. People are living longer but older adults and young children are having less and less contact with each other. Parents and grandchildren are migrating to cities and countries far away from grandparents. For many grandparents, it is also sometimes difficult to keep in touch with grandchildren.

Childeas - Tiny Little Thoughts



With the project “ZAMISLICE” (CHILDEAS – Tiny Little Thoughts), ISSA member from Slovenia, Mala Ulica  wished to acquaint all new parents with the importance of early interactions. They provided parents with a pendant that can also serve as a pram mobile – a small, but important gadget that offers 30 handy cards with ideas for simple activities with babies which promote the child's overall development, anywhere, any time. In addition to description of a concrete activity, each card contains a brief explanation of why this activity is important and how it will foster child development.

Creating your own YouTube video for online teaching



An Early Childhood Educator shows how one can video tape themselves and then create a YouTube video which students can watch at home at their convenience. The practice has helped other educators who were unable to use platforms like Zoom and still wanted to create a video of themselves teaching for their students.

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;

Coping with new methods of teaching during COVID-19



This presentation shows how one early childhood educator managed to cope with the new method of teaching – online learning with Year 2 students. She explains how to make online learning a meaningful journey for her young students and their parents. It served as an example of good practice to early childhood educators in ECDAM.

 

Toolkit for Day Сare Centers “Young Refugee Children in Greek Early Childhood Day Care Centers”



The Toolkit aims to support the work of nursery teachers with young refugee children and their families.

Building Bridges: Bridging the Gap - Supporting wellbeing, learning, development and integration of young refugee and migrant children



A guidebook which aims to support and inform the work of kindergarten teachers engaged in kindergartens in refugee camps on the Aegean islands, but can also be of help in various kindergarten settings.The guidebook besides hints on how to support kindergarten teachers, addresses topics such as cr

Making the first 1000 days count! Home Visiting Toolkit



This Toolkit has been developed in the context of the project ‘Making the first 1000 days count!’.

Intergenerational Learning in Practice: Together Old & Young



Based on innovative global practice, Intergenerational Learning in Practice presents a unique contribution to the field of intergenerational learning.

Date: 16-07-2020

ISSA Member in Ireland Develops Learning Resource to Support Autistic Students

Bridge Back to School” - an autism-friendly learning resource for summer 2020 was developed by the ISSA member Mary Immaculate College.