On 8th May in the European Parliament, MEP Ádám Kósa, President of the Disability Intergroup hosted the launch of the latest European study on Vocational Education and Training (VET) with active involvement of distinguished professionals and representatives of international bodies and European Institutions.
The Agency is looking for partners to co-operate in the area of web development and translation work. Read here the two public calls for tenders on website hosting and development and one call for translation work issued by the Agency.
Launch of the European Study on Vocational Education and Training on 8 May 2013 at the European Parliament in Brussels.
Outcomes of the Raising Achievement for All Learners project and the SNE Country Data 2012 are available on the Agency web.
Overal in Europa zoeken overheden en scholen naar de beste manier om kinderen goed en passend onderwijs te bieden. Het kind is daarbij het vertrekpunt.
Further materials from the Raising Achievement for all Learners – Quality in Inclusive Education (RA4AL) project are now available on the Agency website.
Conference on Vocational Education and Training: Policy and Practice in the field of Special Needs Education
The final conference of the Agency project ‘Vocational Education and Training: Policy and Practice in the field of Special Needs Education’ took place 12–13 November 2012 in Nicosia, Cyprus, in the framework of the Cyprus Presidency of the EU.
Four new policy papers are available on the Agency web examining how the project recommendations may contribute to international and EU policy priorities.
The Agency Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Inclusion project will run from 2012–2013. The aim is to collect information on using ICT to support the learning of learners with disabilities and special educational needs in inclusive settings.
The Teacher Education for Inclusion (TE4I) project has now been completed and final project materials such as the Profile of Inclusive Teachers are being made available on the project web area.
Organisation of Provision to Support Inclusive Education is 3-year Agency project investigating how countries organise systems of support to meet the needs of learners with disabilities in mainstream settings.
Vocational Education and Training: Policy and Practice in the field of Special Needs Education conference
The final Vocational Education and Training (VET) project conference will take place 12-13 November in Nicosia in the framework of the Cyprus Presidency. The aim is to gather responses to the questions 'what' works in the VET programmes for students with special educational needs, 'how' it works and 'why'.
The Raising Achievement for all Learners (RA4AL) project conference was held in Odense Denmark on 13-15 June 2012. The event was organised in collaboration with the Danish Ministry of Education and the Odense Municipal Authorities and was recognised as an official event under the Danish Presidency of the EU.
At the Agency bi-annual meeting, held in Valetta, Malta in November 2011, a thematic session was held on learners with profound and multiple learning disabilities.
Raising Achievement for All Learners – Quality in Inclusive Education (RA4AL) is a new project conducted by the Agency.
A round table meeting took place at the European Parliament in Brussels on 24 April.
The pressures on policy makers to demonstrate how policies are leading towards greater educational inclusion results in the need for the systematic collection of qualitative and quantitative information that answers key questions and can be used longitudinally by countries to map their own developments and comparatively across countries to compare relative developments.
Inclusive education is a key issue at both national and European level when talking about quality of education and non-discrimination. On 5th March the European Agency for Development in Special Needs Education hosted a reception at its Brussels office.
The Agency is pleased to welcome the Slovak Republic as its 28th member country.
One of the key activities for the Mapping the Implementation of Policy for Inclusive Education project has been to collect information on data collection work already going on in participating countries. This report is now available.