Empowering civil society: 11 Peer Learning Activities organized in 2016

ISSA’s Peer Learning Activities (PLAs) offer a unique opportunity for ISSA members to learn from each other experiences, grow their knowledge and strengthen ISSA as a learning community. Each year ISSA members can apply for funding and organize their own PLA to share best practices with their peers in different countries.


ISSA Member in Bosnia Herzegovina Launches Annual Teaching Award

The Center for Educational Initiatives Step by Step in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BH), has launched a national Annual teaching award aimed at promoting innovative and high-quality preschool, primary and secondary school teachers, with special focus on practices that support development of critical thinking skills and social responsibility.

International conference on children’s rights in alternative care

The international conference on Children’s Rights in Alternative Care, “Walk the Talk” took place on 8 November in Paris. The event was the closing conference of an international project co-funded by the European Commission and coordinated by SOS Children’s Villages International. Several countries from the network of SOS Children’s Villages CEE/CIS, a member of ISSA were involved in the project implementation. On behalf of the ISSA Secretariat, Éva Izsák, Membership Officer attended the event.

Call for Evidence to inform Landscape Analyses on the Early Childhood Workforce

In 2015, Results for Development Institute (R4D) and ISSA (International Step by Step Association) jointly launched the Early Childhood Workforce Initiative (ECWI). This global effort supports and empowers those who work with families and young children under eight years of age, and those who supervise and mentor frontline workers.