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Appointment of two part-time Project Researchers

The Agency is looking for two suitably qualified and experienced researchers to work part-time within a small Agency staff team that co-ordinates Agency projects and activities, as well as completing international contracts and assignments examining policy and practice for special needs and inclusive education.
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Inclusive HIgher Education Event - Live Streaming

A Thematic Session focusing on Inclusive Higher Education is taking place on 12 November, in the framework of the Agency’s bi-annual meeting. Streaming live between 9.30 and 12.30.
Agency Director Mr Cor J.W. Meijer, Agency Chair Mr Per Ch Gunnvall and Icelandic Minister of Education, Science and Culture, Illugi Gunnarsson

External Audit in Iceland

On 3 November Agency Chair Per Gunnvall and Agency Director Cor Meijer signed a contract with the Icelandic Minister of Education, Science and Culture Illugi Gunnarsson for an external audit of the system for inclusive education in Iceland.
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Scotland Hosts International Inclusion Event

'Include and Empower' will take place on Thursday 3 and Friday 4 December, in Edinburgh.
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Call for Action at the Luxembourg Hearing

On 16 October 2015 the Luxembourg Presidency of the European Union hosted the Agency’s fourth Hearing entitled ‘Inclusive education: Take action!’. Seventy-two young people with and without disabilities had the opportunity to discuss how their schools and communities ensure an inclusive education for them and what potential obstacles they are still facing in their education and their day-to-day lives.
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Resource for Developing Collaborative Policy and Practice

A unique resource for developing collaborative policy and practice has been developed and is now available on the Agency website. This final output of the project has been designed to provide materials to help countries move towards a rights-based approach to education.
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New features on the Agency website

The Agency website is continuously updated to bring you more diverse information in the field of inclusive and special needs education. Here are some of the latest developments on the Agency website.
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Agency YouTube Channel

The Agency’s YouTube channel was launched early this summer. Visit to see all the new videos.
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How to raise the achievement of all learners?

European project aims to provide evidence of effective practice in raising the achievement of all learners. Learning communities in three European countries involved.

Scotland plans to extend rights of learners under new Education Bill

A new Education Bill is currently being considered in the Scottish Parliament, which will extend the rights of children and young people with additional support needs.
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How Poland Appointed the Delegation for the European Hearing in Luxembourg 2015

On 9 April in the Polish Ministry of National Education a delegation of twelve secondary school students competed to participate in the Agency’s fourth European Hearing in Luxembourg. The contest was established by the Educational Opportunities Department and consisted of a regional and a national stage.
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Registration open for the Scottish Learning Festival, 23-24 September 2015

Scotland’s key educational event is taking place on Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 September in the SECC, Glasgow. Registration for the Scottish Learning Festival (SLF) 2015 is now open.
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Inclusive Early Childhood Education Kick-off Meeting

The kick off meeting for the Agency’s Inclusive Pre-Primary Education (IPPE) project will be held in Brussels on 9–10 June.
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International Conference on ICT for Information Accessibility in Learning

The International Conference for the ICT for Information Accessibility in Learning (ICT4IAL) project concluded in Riga. The Guidelines for Accessible Information are available on the website as open source educational resource.

New Bill on additional Learning Needs in Wales

The First Minister of Wales has announced that a Bill on Additional Learning Needs (ALN) will be introduced to the National Assembly for Wales in summer 2015.
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The 5th National Report on Education in Germany

The focus of the 2014 National Report on Education is on people with disabilities.
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International Conference on Guidelines for Information Accessibility

On 27–28 May Riga will host the Dissemination Conference for the ICT for Information Accessibility in Learning (ICT4IAL) project. This event will take place as an official event of Latvia’s EU Presidency, and it will present the project’s main outcome, the ICT4IAL Guidelines.
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How are systems of provision organised to meet the needs of learners in Agency member countries?

A final project report and a policy brief are now available in 22 languages, summarising findings from the Organisation of Provison to Support Inclusive Education project.
Participants of the Inclusive Climate as a Challenge and Mission Conference in Levoča

Promoting an Inclusive Climate in Slovakian Schools

Information about the project of a entitled 'Application of the school therapeutic pedagogy by promoting an inclusive climate in pre-primary and primary schools' of the Faculty of Education of the Catholic University in Ružomberok, Slovakia.
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The Agency’s first e-book in EPUB format

A final output of the Agency’s ICT for Inclusion project is the Development and Opportunities for European Countries report in a fully accessible EPUB3 format.