Date: 14-06-2022

High-quality professional development contributes to high-quality pedagogical practice

High quality continuous professional development (CPD) activities require high calibre practitioners to deliver this training. 

Date: 17-05-2022

InTrans Exchange Week: an encouraging meeting for seeds of change in ECEC systems

The policy exchange organized by the InTrans project consortium in cooperation with BUPL (Danish Union of Early Childhood and Youth Educators).

Executive Summary - Challenges and opportunities emerging from cross-national comparison



The InTrans project ultimate goal is to ensure that all children and families — especially the most vulnerable — benefit from warm and inclusive transitional pr

InTrans Infographics - status of early childhood care and education systems in five EU countries



The ultimate goal of the InTrans project is to ensure that all children and families — especially the most vulnerable — benefit from warm and inclusive transiti

InTrans Policy Baseline Reports



The ultimate goal of the InTrans project is to ensure that all children and families — especially the most vulnerable — benefit from warm and inclusive transiti

Date: 09-02-2021

Maintaining Interaction with Families During the Pandemic: the Key for Smooth Transitions

The world has been facing a completely new way of life in the past year. The COVID-19 pandemic influenced the personal and professional lives of everyone, including families and professionals from the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) field.

Supporting the collaboration between ECEC core and assisting practitioners: Experiences of professional learning communities in two Slovenian pilot kindergartens



The purpose of this report is to demonstrate development and implementation of a common path of professional development for professionals: ECEC core and assisting practitioners in two Slovenian kindergartens involved in the VALUE project.

Value Roadmap: Pathways towards strengthening collaboration in early childhood



The ambition of this roadmap is to inspire you, as a reader, to strengthen collaboration between assisting and core practitioners in ECEC.

Supporting the collaboration between ECEC core and assisting practitioners: endline report of the VALUE project in four countries



In this VALUE endline report, the following question is examined: How can continuous professional development (CPD) strengthen professional identity, holistic approaches to educational work (educare) and cooperation between core and assisting practitioners working within the field of Early Childh

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.