Date: 24-02-2020

TOY for Inclusion organizes successful event at the EU Parliament

“I strongly believe that social inclusion starts with young children and their eagerness to play,” posts Slovenian MEP Tanja Fajon on Twitter, after the recent Pop-Up Museum she hosted at the European Parliament.

Date: 05-02-2020

TOY for Inclusion to hold event in the European Parliament

On February 19th, 2020, the event will present the project’s success stories of inclusion. There are no children hard to reach, rather there are tailor-made services for children and families.

Date: 09-09-2019

How do parents and staff view ECEC spaces in Italy

EDUCAS focus groups aimed at better understanding parent and practitioner ideas about ECEC spaces. In Italy, several commonalties emerged.

The meanings of spaces in ECEC centres: a literature review



This literature review, written under the EDUCAS project, investigates the meanings, relevance, and importance of physical indoor and outdoor space in early childhood education and care (ECEC) services for children from birth to school age. Authors map, synthesize and critically analyze the findings of studies carried out internationally as well as national studies from Italy, Lithuania, Belgium, and the Netherlands.

Date: 17-07-2019

EDUCAS Project Focus Groups show Collaboration between Families and Staff is Key

EDUCAS Project researchers work toward strategies for professional development paths for ECEC staff and improve the organization of spaces in ECEC environments within an educare approach.

Date: 13-05-2019

NEWS - Putting Children at the Heart of Palermo

Last January, Inventare Insieme (also Tau Center) in Palermo launched a new project aimed at reaching around 700 young people and their families.

Date: 05-03-2019

NEWS - EDUCAS: How to Create a Child Supporting Environment?

The EU funded EDUCAS project aims to answer - How do you create ECEC environments that support children’s development in a holistic way?

Date: 18-04-2018

A day at the “Scuolina” with young children in Italy

Associazione 21 Luglio is organizing new magical experiences for children and parents attending the “Scuolina” (little school), in Rome.

Date: 01-03-2018

Webinar: Responding to the ECEC Needs of Children of Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Europe and North America

This webinar has been postponed, keep an eye out here or follow @ISSA_ECD on Twitter to find the rescheduled time and date.

Join a webinar focused on responding to the ECEC needs of children of refugees and asylum seekers. The webinar marks the release of a new Migration Policy Institute report examining the challenges and successes major host countries in Europe and North America are experiencing in providing high-quality ECEC services. 

Date: 09-08-2017

ISSA member Associazione 21 Luglio writes about how Italy is failing the lives of Roma people

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