“Reaching and Investing in Children at the Margins” was the title of the event co-hosted by ISSA and the Open Society Foundations in partnership with the National Academy of Sciences’ Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally, in Prague, November.
CEE/CIS Regional Training of Master Trainers - Training Home Visitors to Support Families for Child Health, Development and Protection
ISSA is pleased to report that in partnership with UNICEF Regional Office for CEE/CIS, two parallel, five-day “Training of Master Trainers in the regional ECD Resource Modules for Home Visitors”, in both Russian and English, were successfully delivered in Belgrade, Republic of Serbia.
In partnership with Universal Education Foundation (the Netherlands), Compagnia di San Paolo (Italy), Emanuela Zancan Foundation (Italy), Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (Portugal), Aga Khan Foundation (Portugal), VBJK (Belgium) and Pedagogical Institute (Slovenia), from autumn this year, ISSA will be part of a European consortium to implement a Forward Looking Cooperation Project under the Erasmus+, Key Action 3: Support for policy reform.
ISSA and the Results for Development Institute are happy announce this new global initiative focusing on the Early Childhood workforce.
ALL CHILDREN COUNT BUT NOT ALL CHILDREN ARE COUNTED
An open letter to the UN Statistical Commission and Inter‐Agency Expert Group on SDG Indicators
53 signatory organisations as of 20 October 2015
ISSA is proud to have become a member of the Global Coalition Against Child Poverty joining together with an array of likeminded organzations to keep this issue within the global agenda and the national development policies and priorities of many countries.
In a joint statement to European Heads of State, ISSA joins 58 leading organisations in the fields of human rights, child rights, health and social inclusion, including UNICEF, OHCHR to remind them that it is their responsibility and duty to respect, protect and fulfil the rights of every child.
The statement calls for the implementation of the following ten actions:
October 17th marks International Day for the Eradication of Poverty and the central theme for 2015 is coming together to end poverty and discrimination. The United Nations are using this opportunity to highlight the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, where ending poverty in all its forms everywhere is one of the goals. What changes can we expect in this coming period?
On this international day celebrating the work of the world’s teachers, ISSA restates its commitment to strengthening early childhood development by launching a new initiative aimed at empowering the workforce in early years services. More details coming soon.
“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” ― Albert Einstein