Ukraine is in the process of reforms, including education reform. One of the steps in this process is the development of new educational standards for primary schools. Ukrainian Step by Step Foundation organized 'training-for-trainers' days on July 4 - 8th.
Russian ISSA member Biological and Social Foundations of Inclusion Center, in cooperation with ISSA member Soobschestvo hosted a 10 day international conference and summer school in June. The seminar with the title "Early Intervention for Children and their Families: From Theory To Practice" was held in St. Petersburg.
The Belarusian Parents’ and Teachers’ League “Krok za Krokam” and the Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation (Tajikistan) organized a seminar-training “Let’s Say YES Together to Our Children” between May 30th and June 1st 2017. The event was attended by preschool educators, official government representatives and teachers from a pedagogical high school.
Any child, wherever he or she is from, deserves quality education starting at birth. The Romani Early Years Network (REYN), which is coordinated by ISSA, is launching a new website to keep echoing this message.
The Romani Early Years Network Croatia offered a course of Beyash language to its members - primarily to educators and other professionals working with Roma children. The course is taught by Romani assistants, Biljana Horvat and Elvis Kralj, with the guidance of Professor Radosavljević.
ISSA member Step by Step Benevolent Foundation Armenia, UNICEF Armenia, Tumanyan consolidated community of Lori region and the Finance Officers Association signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Government in Vandzor, Armenia.