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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.
2/08/17
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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.
31/07/17
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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.
21/07/17
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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.
7/07/17
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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.
21/06/17
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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.
5/06/17
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.
19/05/17
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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.
5/05/17
Ms Ana Magraner

The Agency's New Chair

Introducing the organisation's new Chair
28/04/17
Mr Per Ch Gunnvall, Agency Chair, Mr Evarist Bartolo, Malta’s Minister for Education and Employment, and Mr Cor Meijer, Agency Director

Raising Achievement International Conference in Malta

The development of a growth mindset and moving away from a one-size-fits-all mentality were recurring themes at the Raising Achievement for All Learners in Inclusive Education International Conference.
18/04/17
Verity Donnelly from the Agency, presenting at the Thematic Seminar on Decentralisation in Education Systems

A Seminar Report on Decentralisation in Education Systems

A new paper on decentralisation has now been published on the Agency website. The report builds on discussions held within a Thematic Seminar on Decentralisation in Education Systems that took place in Reykjavík.
11/04/17
Marcella Turner-Cmuchal from the Agency, presenting the policy session

Access to Technologies in Education

Every year, the ‘New Technologies in Education’ conference and education fair in Belgrade, Serbia, is an opportunity to meet passionate educators, innovators, enthusiasts and stakeholders in education from the whole world.
3/04/17
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'Inclusive innovative practices: challenges and opportunities' Conference in Oviedo, Spain

This conference is an international event annually organised in a Spanish university, which on this occasion will bring to Oviedo professors, students, researchers and other people interested in the constant transformation of education to deal with the diversity that characterises it and to find a response to such a challenge.
24/03/17
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Links Between Early School Leaving and Learners with SEND

Early school leaving (ESL) is broadly defined as the phenomenon of young people leaving formal education before they have successfully completed upper-secondary schooling. The European Union has identified reducing ESL as a priority for action and set a goal of reducing ESL to 10% across all member states by 2020. Learners with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) are among those who are at particular risk of ESL.
22/03/17
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The 'Raising Achievement' International Conference in Malta

The ‘Raising the Achievement of All Learners in Inclusive Education’ project (2014–2017) will conclude with a conference on 5–7 April 2017 in Malta, under the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
14/03/17
Agency Director and Chair with Representatives of the stakeholder groups that are signatories to the memorandum of co-operation

Education for All in Iceland - Results of the External Audit

The results of the External Audit of the Icelandic System for Inclusive Education (Úttekt á framkvæmd stefnu um menntun án aðgreiningar á Íslandi) were launched in Reykjavík on 2 March 2017.
13/03/17
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Financing of Inclusive Education - Mapping Country Systems for Inclusive Education

Inclusive education should be an opportunity for schools to provide high-quality, cost-effective learning opportunities for all learners. However, according to information provided by 18 countries in the framework of the Financing project, funding mechanisms do not always present an incentive towards systems for inclusive education, despite increasing expenditure.
7/03/17
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Hearing on the Situation of Refugees and Migrants with Disabilities

On 14 February 2017, the Agency attended the public hearing on the situation of refugees and migrants with disabilities, organised by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and its Permanent Study group on Disability Rights. The conference was the first of its kind for the European Commission, exploring issues of people with disabilities among refugees and migrants.
27/02/17
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Learning Communities in Rome Promoting Inclusivity

Two Learning Communities located in Rome, Lazio region (Italy), are taking part in the Agency’s Raising the Achievement of All Learners in Inclusive Education project.
20/02/17
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Bulgaria Is Joining the Agency

The Agency is pleased to welcome Bulgaria as its 30th member country!
16/02/17

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