Dramatic drop in attendance rate of children from 0-4 alarms Amsterdam teachers, child minders and politicians.



We know that well-implemented integrated systems help professionals meet the needs of children and their families. Yet, it can still be challenging to motivate change and the progress toward effective systems can be slow. Enter the INTESYS project. 


The International Step by Step Association (ISSA) is a vibrant international network that connects professionals and non-profit organizations working in the field of early childhood development.


UNICEF has released an easy to access knowledge portal for anyone involved with children, childcare and parenting aid. The portal states: ‘We all want what's best for our children, but being a parent isn't always easy.’


Integrated systems is a complex term; don’t let the name put you off. Integrating early childhood systems helps reduce disparities in learning outcomes for vulnerable children and help professionals meet the diverse needs of children and families.


ISSA is happy to announce that Vesna Bajsanski-Agic of the Mozaik Foundation (BiH) and Cornelia Cincilei of Step by Step (Moldova) have (re)joined the Board of Directors.


The Early Childhood Workforce Initiative seeks a consultant for the development of a needs assessment tool.


School of Computer Science is involved in ADHD research program.


Around the world, an important movement in the development of Early Years services is the growing understanding of the holistic role a city plays in the life of children and their caregivers.


Latvian Center of Education Initiatives knows about Parent Involvement.