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.

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.

Date: 05-02-2020

TOY for Inclusion to hold event in the European Parliament

On February 19th, 2020, the event will present the project’s success stories of inclusion. There are no children hard to reach, rather there are tailor-made services for children and families.

Policy recommendations for strengthening integration in early childhood systems



These Policy Recommendations were written under the INTESYS Project, Erasmus+ Key Action 3 pilot project implemented in four European countries (Belgium, Italy, Portugal and Slovenia).

National Guidelines for the Inclusion of Roma Children and their Parents



The Slovenian National Guidelines for the inclusion of Roma children and their parents into preschool programs are aimed at kindergarten and municipalities as decision makers in the field of early childhood education.

 

 

 

With Friends to the Seaside



With Friends to the Seaside is a picture book created by children under the mentorship of preschool teachers at a meeting attended by Roma children and their parents. It is written in Slovenian and Romani with the possibility for including additional translation of the text.