Recently, ISSA was joined by the Italian team behind social project Un Villaggio per Crescere (a village to thrive): an initiative aimed at improving parenting skills in population groups at risk. Educational poverty (EP) is a worrying phenomenon in Italy, being


Dr. Mihaela Ionescu, Program Director at ISSA, wrote an inspiring article on the pivotal role of systems in improving the quality of early childhood services. An extract:


Study reflects social and emotional wellbeing of young children in ECEC settings.


Dear ISSA Members & Friends, As the holiday season approaches we look back at 2018. It was a busy and inspiring year, full of learnings and great achievements. We thank you for your endless support and the many opportunities we were able to put into practice with the help of


ISSA's new member Opportunity International is working with over a 1000, mainly low-cost, private schools in countries such as Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya, Colombia and recently also in India.


ISSA seeks to hire a Program Manager to serve as coordinator for the Romani Early Years Network


We have been accepted as a member of the European Commission Education and Training 2020 (ET2020) Working Group on Early Childhood Education and Care.


We are delighted to announce that our project TOY for Inclusion has received the Lifelong Learning Awards 2018 in early December. The prize is annually awarded by the Lifelong Learning Platform to initiatives that set up creative and inclusive practices.


A study by the government of Vietnam and the UN showed that more than half of women in Vietnam – 58 percent – had suffered domestic violence at least once in their lifetime, whether physical, sexual or emotional.


Blessed with the opportunity to speak face to face with so many people from our member organizations at the Annual Council meeting, we took the opportunity to sit down and ask how things are truly going. In the professional atmosphere and on a bigger scale.