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We carry out activities involving our extensive network in Agency member countries. We aim to provide member countries and stakeholders at the European level with evidence-based information and guidance on implementing inclusive education systems.
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The Agency has 31 member countries, covering 36 jurisdictions (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, as well as Belgium’s French, Flemish and German communities are each represented separately). This section contains information about each of the member countries.
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European Agency Statistics on Inclusive Education
This area presents quantitative and qualitative country information from the European Agency Statistics on Inclusive Education (EASIE) in an accessible, interactive and easily comparable way.
Latest News from the Agency
Team Europe pledges investment to improve education for children in crisisTeam Europe, which consists of the European Commission and European Union Member States, has…
Embarking on the route towards quality inclusion in MaltaMalta’s National School Support Services organised a conference examining the implementation of…
Assessment policies and practice to support inclusive education: European Commission Working Group on schoolsThe European Commission Working Group on Schools has begun a series of activities on the topic of…
Forthcoming conference on resource teachers and inclusive education in BulgariaThe ‘Resource teachers and special educational needs in inclusive education’ conference will take…
eBulletin January 2023This eBulletin brings news of new Agency publications and collaborations with international…
Kick-off meeting with stakeholders for 'Promoting Inclusive Education in Greece, Phase 2'A new Technical Support Instrument project aims to improve equity in education for all…
Enhancing France's digital tool for inclusive education through European technical supportA new Technical Support Instrument project has begun with the French Ministry of National Education…
International Day of Education calls for political mobilisation to prioritise educationThe theme of the 2023 International Day of Education, which takes place on 24 January, is ‘To…
Building Resilience through Inclusive Education SystemsThe Agency’s BRIES activity aims to support education stakeholders to learn from the COVID-19…
Reaching out to all learners: UNESCO-IBE resource packThe UNESCO-IBE ‘Reaching out to all learners’ resource pack supports inclusion and equity in…
Fifth European Education Summit: ‘Bright Young Minds’The fifth European Education Summit will give young people from across Europe the opportunity to…
EASIE Cross-Country Report for the 2018/2019 school year available onlineEuropean Agency Statistics on Inclusive Education (EASIE) data informs national and European-level…
Updates on Agency work at bi-annual meeting of country representativesThe autumn 2022 bi-annual meeting of Agency country representatives took place in Sofia, Bulgaria,…
Agency participation in Working Groups to develop the European Education AreaThe Agency is taking part in the European Commission’s Working Groups that are contributing to the…
World Children's Day 2022: Inclusion, for Every ChildUNICEF's World Children's Day falls on 20 November, and this year its theme is 'Inclusion, for…
Addressing disparities in access to inclusive education in Italy, Portugal and SpainA new activity within the European Commission’s Technical Support Instrument will aim to promote…
Legislative Definitions around Learners’ Needs: A snapshot of European country approaches
The Legislative Definitions around Learners Vulnerable to Exclusion activity focused on collecting and analysing information on legal definitions or descriptions used in Agency member countries.
Inclusive Education and the Pandemic – Aiming for Resilience: Key European measures and practices in 2021 publications
This report analyses 2021 publications to provide insights into current developments in inclusive education in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Profile for Inclusive Teacher Professional Learning: Including all education professionals in teacher professional learning for inclusion
The Profile for Inclusive Teacher Professional Learning invites all education professionals and policy-makers to consider inclusive TPL competences.
Inclusive Education in Action Online Resource Base: Open Call for Case Studies
UNESCO together with the Agency have developed an online resource and knowledge-base presenting information from across the globe on inclusive approaches to policy and practice, benefiting both policy-makers and practitioners.
Country Policy Review and Analysis
The goal of the Country Policy Review and Analysis (CPRA) work is to aid country reflection regarding the development of policy for inclusive education. It aims to act as a tool for stimulating discussion in the country concerned.