Date: 16-10-2019

ISSA Member Hestia Early Learning Centre Opens Elementary School with Region Approach in the Netherlands

ISSA member Hestia Early Learning Centre from the Netherlands runs several bilingual day cares in Amsterdam and Amstelveen.

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: 18-10-2018

NEWS - Dutch Travellers protest against ‘Extinction Policy’

A row concerning the basic 'right to settlement' emerges in the Netherlands. Several Traveller groups, including Roma and Sinti, have occupied vacant trailer lots that were once appointed to their community.

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: 12-06-2018

PEER LEARNING ACTIVITY - 'Green Play & Learning' by SARDES

Early childhood is also an optimal time to develop life-long ecological values and habits, as well as facilitating a loving connection with nature.   

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: 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: 10-08-2017

Peer Learning Activity: ensuring safe spaces for young children in families and communities

Last week, ISSA member International Child Development Initiatives (ICDI) hosted a Peer Learning Activity to discuss child rearing practices and the availability and implementation of child and family services in the Balkan region of Europe.

Date: 09-08-2017

AFLATOUN conference on early childhood education in the Ukraine

ISSA member AFLATOUN started their early years programme Aflatot to strengthen the early childhood education in Ukraine.