Recently covers of The Economist magazine have been typically powerful. Brexit, US presidential candidates, China’s leader, the war in Syria, Europe’s threat from terrorism, North Korea’s nuclear program, freedom of speech and… how to make a good teacher, to name just a few. The issue published on 11th June 2016 present a child’s drawing of a chemistry teacher; it was really intriguing image among the beautiful and highly-designed covers typical for one of the world’s best-selling magazines.
Over the past few years, ISSA has partnered with the UNICEF Regional Office for CEE/CIS to improve learning and nurturing opportunities for vulnerable young children. ISSA's latest partnership focuses on children of refugee and migrant families in several transit and destination countries. It is in Germany where UNICEF, after entering a partnership with the Ministry for Families, Seniors, Women and Youth (BMFSF), is receiving technical support from ISSA.
A Quality Framework for Early Childhood Practices in Services for Children under Three
Building on the network’s vast expertise of providing professional development support for those who work with children under three years of age, ISSA developed A Quality Framework for Early Childhood Practices in Services for Children under Three Years Old. The publication, which explicitly addresses this special period of life, is a useful tool for anyone working with children under three, as well as for families.
On Thursday 26th June 2016, Zorica Trikic ISSA’s Senior Program Manager, shared her personal experiences of what is like to be a War Parent and to work with other parents who were raising their children in violent conflicts.
In the period May 9-27, Foundation “Step by Step” – Macedonia is carrying out a national-level early literacy and numeracy study in all primary schools in the country.
On May 20th, ISSA Member Step by Step Centre for Education and Professional Development,(CEDP) Bucharest, Romania hosted a powerfully successful one-day conference: "Public-private partnerships for early education, a chance for Romania's competitiveness".
ISSA seeks Finance Manager
As earlier reported on ISSA News, the 1st Early Childhood Action Conference is taking place in Paris Conference, June 6- 7th.
As part of a special promotion they have made 30 seats available at 100 Euros for motivated students in ECEC field.
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This latest report from the Brooking Institute demonstrates how countries are grappling with how to scale quality education for their children and youth. Quality education is at the center of a nation’s progress, and it is also enshrined in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, which 193 countries have recently committed to support.