TOY for Inclusion at the ISSA Conference 2017 in Ghent

Intergenerational Learning in Preschool and Elder Care Settings

January 17, 2018 | toyproject

In a world that appears to put increasing value on expertise and specialist knowledge over traditional forms of knowledge or wisdom, the process of becoming a more integrated human being requires knowledge that is created by all generations. >> Read more


December 15, 2017 | toyproject

TOY for Inclusion aims to support the integration of Romani children, families and the older generations in their communities. We are proud to announce that over 110 professionals in 6 countries have been trained in the first project year.
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TOY for Inclusion and the EU debate on Roma Inclusion

December 1, 2017 | toyproject
TOY EU Platform

Our project TOY for Inclusion seems to be tackling some very important issues related to Roma children’s access to early childhood education and care. Most of these issues, unfortunately, are not so central to the political debate at European level.  >> Read more

Old and Young share stories to keep history alive!

November 21, 2017 | toyproject
old and young heritage holders

On Wednesday, 8 November the new ‘Heritage Holders’ 2017 were honored in the Amsterdam Museum. The elderly (‘Heritage Givers’), officially gave their stories to the youngsters. Several Dutch officials joined the ceremony. The young Heritage Holders will retell the personal stories of the Dutch colonial past, the Second World War and the immigration in the ’60’s/70’s.

Both the children as the elderly enjoyed this impressive and authentic morning in the museum.  >> Read more

TOY for Inclusion at the ISSA Conference 2017 in Ghent

October 9, 2017 | toyproject

Giulia Cortellesi (ICDI) and Francesca Petrucci (Associazione 21 Luglio) participated in the ISSA Conference in Ghent (Belgium), the theme of which was “Local Responses, Global Advances: Towards Competent Early Childhood Systems”. They presented the TOY for Inclusion approach to an audience of early childhood education and care researchers, practitioners and policy makers from more than 60 countries.  >> Read more