Second Language Training with REYN

Creating opportunities for success: Multilingual learning environments for Romani children.

Second Language training with REYN

June 8th – June 10th 2015 Leiden, the Netherlands

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language that goes to his heart.” ‒ Nelson Mandela

Free online course on resilience in children

ISSA members may be interested in this free of charge online study opportunity related to resilience in children offered on Coursera.  Many professionals concerned with child resilience from around the world participated in 2014 (from more than 175 countries), when the course was offered for the first. The forum discussions in the in this online course were fascinating and thought-provoking. 

DECET conference: No Quality without Equality

The call for papers for the international DECET conference in collaboration with Newman University has been released. 

The conference will take place in Birmingham, UK, from Wednesday, 3rd to Friday 5th June, 2015. The conference theme addresses the ongoing debate about ‘quality’ in early childhood from a  perspective of diversity, equality and social justice: No Quality without Equality. Louise Derman-Sparks, Anti-Bias activist and scholar, USA, Deepa Grover, UNICEF, Geneva and Peter Thatchell, Human Rights Activist, UK are the confirmed keynote speakers of the conference.

ISSA welcomes two new members

  • Two more members – an organisation from Australia and an international organisation – have just joined the network, contributing to expanding ISSA’s presence in Europe and worldwide.

After the incorporation of five new members a few months ago, ISSA is proud to welcome two more non-profit organisations focused on early childhood development. ISSA’s Board has recently approved the following applications: