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New European Commission initiatives to improve education in Europe

Two new initiatives presented by the European Commission provide recommendations for European Union member states to improve their education systems. 
21 October, 2020
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Finnish survey reveals increase in school absenteeism

A survey has revealed an increase in school attendance problems among lower‑secondary school learners in Finland.
12 October, 2020
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German launch of the 2020 UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Report

The German national launch of UNESCO's 2020 GEM Report took place online on 22 September. 
07 October, 2020
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International conference on cross-sectoral coalition for early child development

The Ministry of National Education in Poland hosted an online conference entitled ‘Building a cross-sectoral coalition for early child development and family support’ on 24 and 25 September…
30 September, 2020
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New UNESCO Report – Towards inclusion in education: Status, trends and challenges

UNESCO's new report examines the developments in inclusive education since the Salamanca Statement in 1994.
18 September, 2020

COFACE webinar on inclusive education and COVID-19

A webinar on Monday 14 September explored how learners are excluded from education, particularly as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
17 September, 2020
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The Agency’s resource analysis of the Cypriot education system

The Agency has completed an analysis of resources allocated to special needs and inclusive education in Cyprus as part of its work with the SRSP programme.
14 September, 2020
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‘Sign Languages are for Everyone!’ UN International Day of Sign Languages

The UN International Day of Sign Languages on 23 September celebrates the linguistic identity and diversity of deaf people and sign language users across the world.
07 September, 2020
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Call for Nominations: UNESCO/Kuwait Prize for Digital Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities

The Call for Nominations is now open for the 2020–2021 UNESCO/Emir Jaber al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah Prize for Digital Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.
17 August, 2020
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eBulletin July 2020

This eBulletin brings updates on Agency projects and activities, including work with the European Union and UNESCO.
15 July, 2020
The 2020 GEM report's key message: #AllMeansAll

UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Report on Inclusion and Education

The 2020 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report from UNESCO launched online on 23 June.
13 July, 2020
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New Agency collaboration with Portugal within the EU Structural Reform Support Programme

The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Structural Reform Support has selected the Agency to support Portugal within the European Union’s Structural Reform Support Programme. 
08 July, 2020

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