Date: 19-03-2024

Now Open: ISSA Conference 2024 Call for Proposals

The ISSA Conference 2024 Call for Proposals is open and welcoming submissions.

REYN Early Childhood Research Study



The European REYN Early Childhood Research Study (the REYN Study) provides an examination of the status of young Roma children and their families across Europe.

The ISSA Network Advantage - Prioritizing young children's development in emergencies



In emergencies, the amount of investment in ECD is scarce and very fragmented. More than half of humanitarian and refugee response plans focus on immediate needs while neglecting the overall development, learning and well-being of the youngest children and their caregivers.
Date: 04-10-2023

ISSA Member pilots promising Nurse-Family Partnership home visiting program in Bulgaria

ISSA Member Trust for Social Achievement pursues national implementation of home visiting program following positive local pilots in key Bulgarian cities.

Date: 27-09-2023

REYN Early Childhood Research Study launches today

The European REYN Early Childhood Research Study (the REYN Study) provides an examination of the status of young Roma children and their families across Europe.

Date: 29-08-2023

Role models in the early years: Young Roma Teachers in Bulgaria

In July 2023, ISSA Member, the Trust for Social Achievement held a Peer Learning Activity on "Role models in early childhood" in Lukovit, Bulgaria.

Early Childhood Development Complexes: A multi-sector approach to early



This case study is based on the Early Childhood Development Complexes of For Our Children Foundation (FoC), Bulgaria, that provided several different socially integrated services co

Date: 31-03-2023

Bulgaria’s five largest cities receive psychosocial support training

In Bulgaria, ISSA Member For Our Children Foundation coordinated the training of 103 early years professionals in psychological first aid.

Date: 15-03-2023

First Years, First Priority Campaign coalition makes the case for an integrated early childhood system in Bulgaria

On behalf of the First Years, First Priority national campaign coalition, ISSA Member, For Our Children Foundation urged the Bulgarian government to focus on developing an integrated system for ECEC.

ECD activity cards



The ECD Activity Cards were developed by UNICEF and ISSA as a practical tool to support the planning of Early Learning and Play Groups (ELPG) as part of the daily management of Child Friendly Spaces (CFS) in refugee homes.