The Early Childhood Workforce Initiative (ECWI) released two reports that shed critical insights on how policymakers and others can better support the child care workers, preschool teachers, teacher assistants, social workers, community health workers and nurses, who — through their day-to-day interactions — have the opportunity to transform a child’s developmental trajectory.


Early Moments Matter for every child, UNICEF’s global report on early childhood development, shows that the period from conception to the


Registration is openen now for the 2018 ReadyNation Global Business Summit on Early Childhood. This summit will convene hundreds of business leaders from around the world in New York City at the Grand Hyatt Hotel on November 1-2. The Summit will


Read message from Liana Ghent, ISSA's Executive Director.


A well-known proverb states that if you want to go quickly, you should go alone, but if you want to go far, then go together.



High-quality education and care depends heavily on a qualified and satisfied workforce. As part of ISSA's commitment to strengthening the early year’s workforce, extra attention has been placed on providing professional development opportunities in our network.


INTESYS is a 3-year, Forward Looking Cooperation Project co-funded by the European Commission's Erasmus+ Programme.


In 2017, 10 insightful Peer Learning Activities took place. These sessions were organized by 24 ISSA member organizations, either as applicants or co-applicants.



An international workshop and meeting on the segregated education of Roma children will be hosted in Budapest January 25th- 26th.


Thirty years ago, the ISSA member organization Nederlands Jeugdinstituut (Netherlands Youth Institute) developed various family-oriented programs to stimulate play and pre-school activities.

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