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Ms Victoria Soriano and Mr Josep Vicent Galán Rodrigo

Celebrating 2017 as 'The Year of Adult Education in Europe' in Valencia, Spain

The European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA) and its members are celebrating 2017 as the Year of Adult Education in Europe, with the theme ‘The Power and Joy of Learning’. The EAEA’s campaign brings together European adult education organisations to demonstrate how adult learning can improve citizens’ lives and prospects in Europe, both on a personal and a professional level.
delegation from Italy, along with representatives from the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Agency

From Lampedusa to the European Parliament

On 8 November 2017, the Agency hosted a meeting with representatives from the ‘Europe begins in Lampedusa’ project.
Discussion between the students and the Minister of Education

Europe Begins in Lampedusa 2017

A series of events entitled ‘Europe begins in Lampedusa’ took place for the second consecutive year on the island of Lampedusa in Italy, from 30 September to 3 October 2017. The Italian Ministry of Education organised the event, together with the Italian Ministry of the Interior, the ‘Comitato 3 Ottobre’ association and the Municipality of Lampedusa and Linosa.
João Costa, Secretary of State of Education, Portugal; Ana Magraner, Agency Chair; Ana Sofia Antunes, Secretary of State for Inclusion of People with Disabilities, Portugal

Inclusive Early Childhood Education Final Conference

The Inclusive Early Childhood Education (IECE) conference took place on 1–2 November 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal. The Agency organised this event in co-operation with the General-Directorate of Education, Ministry of Education and Science, Portugal.
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New EASIE Dataset Available

The European Agency Statistics on Inclusive Education (EASIE) data tables and country background information for the 2014/2015 school year are now available on the Agency’s Data web area.
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European Parliament Workshop on the Protection of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

The Agency study entitled ‘Inclusive Education for Learners with Disabilities’ was presented at a workshop in the European Parliament.
Mr Mart Laidmets and Mr Cor Meijer in Tallinn

EASIE Joint Workshop for Policy-Makers and Statisticians

European Agency Statistics on Inclusive Education (EASIE) data experts and Agency Representative Board members met in Tallinn on 26–28 September 2017. The event aimed to collect inputs and reach outline agreements on areas for future data collection.
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New Agency Study about Inclusive Education for Learners with Disabilities

The study has been prepared by the Agency at the request of the European Parliament.
colourful paper tree created by students

Inclusive Early Childhood Education Conference

The IECE project will conclude with a conference on 1–2 November 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal, organised in co-operation with the Portuguese Ministry of Education and Science.
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Position Paper on Fighting School Segregation in Europe through Inclusive Education

A position paper on tackling school segregation through inclusive education was recently published by the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights.
conference participants in Iceland

Multi-stakeholder Co-operation Established in Iceland to Improve Quality Education for All

The seminar ‘Education for all in Iceland’ organised by the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture on 24 August 2017 attracted many participants from across the education sector and from other sectors in Iceland.
young people from UK Scotland presenting in Malta

Examples of Raising Achievement - Videos Available Online

Videos from three learning communities shown at the ‘Raising the Achievement of All Learners in Inclusive Education’ International Conference are now available on the Agency YouTube channel.
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Self-Reflection Tool for Improving Inclusive Early Childhood Education Settings

The Self-Reflection Tool enables practitioners to review their service’s quality in terms of the inclusiveness of the physical, social and other learning environments it offers to children and families.
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Research on Inclusive Education in Estonia

A recent research project, entitled ‘Inclusive education of SEN students and the effectiveness of related support measures’, mapped the situation around early detection of and support for learners with special educational needs.
Screenshot of the Working Groups web area on the Education and Training website

Agency Participation in the Education and Training 2020 Working Group

ET 2020 Working Groups are designed to help Member States address the key challenges of their education and training systems, as well as common priorities agreed at European level. Agency representatives regularly participate in Working Group meetings.
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A guide for ensuring inclusion and equity in education

A guide for ensuring inclusion and equity in education was developed by the United Nations educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2017. The Agency was involved in the development of this guide.
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Efficiency, Effectiveness and Equity within Inclusive Education Systems - Article Available Online

The article 'Efficiency, Effectiveness and Equity within Inclusive Education Systems' has been selected by the Emerald Publishing Group’s editorial team as an Outstanding Author Contribution in the 2017 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence. As a consequence of this distinction, this paper is now freely available to all readers for one year.
Jurgita Petrauskiene, Lithuanian Minister of Education and Science, speaking to country study visit participants

Financing Policies for Inclusive Education Systems - Country Study Visits

The project’s six planned Country Study Visits have now been completed. The visits gave key national stakeholders and FPIES project partners the opportunity to examine different educational funding approaches in detail through peer learning. They involved working with policy-makers so that policy-makers could systematically examine different approaches to financing inclusive education.
screenshot of the Increasing Inclusive Capability web resource

A European Resource to Provide Opportunities for Greater Inclusion

Increasing Inclusive Capability, a resource for developing collaborative policy and practice, is now available on the Agency website in Swedish.