This area lists the most recent Agency projects. Please see our archive for older projects.
The ICT4IAL project is a multi-disciplinary network of European and International partners that represent both learning and ICT communities aiming to raise awareness and increase the visibility of the issue of accessible information provision and its relevance for equitable lifelong learning opportunities and support accessible information provision within organisation.
The Agency ICT for Inclusion project activities will run during 2012 and 2013. The aim is to collect information on the use of ICT for Inclusion – that is using ICT to support the learning of learners with disabilities and special educational needs in inclusive settings within compulsory education.
The topic of organisation of provision to support inclusive education was identified as a priority for Agency member countries. The project started in 2011 and will end early in 2014.
Raising achievement for all learners is an imperative – quality education in inclusive settings is a strategy to accomplish this. A new Agency project - Raising Achievement for All Learners – Quality in Inclusive Education (RA4AL) - aims to explore the factors that will support raising achievement for all learners.
On 7 November 2011, the Agency hosted a European Hearing at the European Parliament in Brussels. The event aimed to provide young people from across Europe, both with and without disabilities and/or special educational needs, the opportunity to express their views on inclusive education based on their own experiences. This web area contains information and materials related to the event.
The IEA project aims to show how people all over the world are working to strengthen the focus on inclusion in education which is recognised as a basic human right and the foundation for a more just and equal society. The IEA project aims to bridge the ‘policy to practice’ gap. It shows some of the actions taken by people in a whole range of settings and situations to address the policy concerns and policy questions in the UNESCO Policy Guidelines on Inclusion in Education. The IEA project aims to support policymakers by providing some interesting and inspirational examples that will be a stimulus for ideas and discussion.
Vocational Education and Training is a broad concept, usually defined at European level as preparing learners for jobs with a basis in manual or practical activities, traditionally non-academic and entirely related to a specific trade, occupation or vocation.
All countries need to track the implementation of new educational policies and legislation. Policy makers working in inclusive education suggest they need to know what qualitative and quantitative information to collect and the best methods of doing this in order to map the implementation of policies for inclusive education. The goal for the Mapping the Implementation of Policy for Inclusive Education project will be to provide them with clear proposals on agreed signposts to track progress towards educational inclusion.
Accessible Information Provision for Lifelong Learning (i-access) is a one year project of the European Agency for Development in Special Needs Education with the aim of raising awareness of the issues surrounding accessible information provision for Lifelong Learning and developing recommendations on how it can be addressed.
The topic of Teacher Education for Inclusion has been highlighted by all Agency country representatives as being of top priority. The project will last for three years with activities beginning in 2009 and running until the end of 2011. All information from the project activities will published here as soon as they become available.
This web area presents the Key Principles for promoting quality in inclusive education project.
The Early Childhood Intervention web area presents the results of the Agency project focussing upon an analysis of in 19 European countries. As well as the final project reports, there are overviews of the ECI situation in countries, descriptions of case study projects and key reference lists.
The Multicultural Diversity and Special Needs Education web area includes the results of the analysis conducted by the European Agency focusing upon the topic of Special Needs Education and Immigration – a priority area for the Agency’s member countries.
The Assessment Resource Guide is a database containing resources that have been collected in the second phase of the Assessment in Inclusive Settings Project, with contributions from 25 Agency Member Countries. In this web area you will find information in various formats. You can either browse through or run a detailed search of resources. Resources will continuously be added in the area of tools and methods, teacher support and involving pupils and others in assessment.
The page Indicators for Inclusive Education presents the main findings of a project conducted by the Agency that has looked at how a set of indicators for the conditions of inclusive education in Europe can be developed at a European level.
The Assessment web area presents all of the materials developed as a result of the Agency project 'Assessment in Inclusive Settings'. This project involved 23 countries and the available materials include the project summary and all country reports, a thematic database, experts' contact details, presentations of examples of assessment practice and other project and reference materials.
The European Hearing in Portugal web area presents the 2007 event, which took place in Lisbon and was organised by the Portuguese Ministry of Education and the Agency. Within this web area you will find a list of participating countries, press articles, a photo gallery and the Lisbon Declaration in 22 languages.
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