A Systemic Approach to Quality in Early Childhood Services for children from 3 to 10 years of age



The power of early childhood education and care (ECEC) interventions in transforming the lives of very young children is highly dependent on the quality of the services provided. More recently, evidence has increased the focus on the value of process quality as determinant of the outcomes.

Date: 01-10-2018

NEWS - First Lady of Ukraine opens Inclusive Education Forum

Ukrainian Step by Step Foundation and the International Renaissance Foundation are at the very heart of the National School Reform program.

Date: 13-09-2018

NEWS - Dutch Policy on Pre-school Contributions Backfires

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

 

Date: 09-07-2018

NEWS - Strengthening systems and families for Early Childhood Interventions

Cross-continental efforts for barrier free child participation in Minsk

Date: 03-07-2018

NEWS - ISSA shows a strong commitment to Nurturing Care

What is the role of civil society to support policymakers and communities in implementing the Nurturing Care Framework in Europe and Central Asia? A recent webinar from ISSA urged participants to ask themselves this question in the months after the release of the Nurturing Care Framework for Early Childhood Development (NCF).

Date: 23-05-2018

NEWS - Nurturing Care Framework launched at World Health Assembly

The Resource Modules for Home Visitors: Supporting Families for Nurturing Care from UNICEF ECARO & ISSA are launched for the Nurturing Care Framework for Early Childhood Development.

Date: 15-05-2018

5 Steps to Quality – A word with ECEC Expert Anke van Keulen

Anke, you have developed trainings, tools and methodologies for the Early Childhood Development field for some time. What is so different or new about the 5 Steps to Quality Training that it needs our attention?

Date: 18-04-2018

Sardes launches new publication on caring fathers

In interaction with external parties about the caring and upbringing of young children, Dutch fathers often feel neglected. And it turns out that, in fact, they are.

Date: 28-03-2018

City of Ghent develops a mobile child care center

In response to the needs of vunerable families, The City of Ghent Child Care Unit has created an innovative solution—a POP UP childcare center.

Under-three Year Olds in Policy and Practice



ISSA’s Program Director Mihaela Ionescu and Program Specialist Dawn Tankersley have contributed to the first book in the new Springer series, Under-three Year Olds in Policy and Practice.

A Quality Framework for Early Childhood Practices in Services for Children Under Three Years of Age: Starting Regionally – Moving Globally, describes both the process of and need for developing such a framework.