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School leaders working in inclusive settings should be granted increased autonomy to make decisions on the school’s strategic direction, development and organisation.
School leaders working in inclusive settings should be enabled to play a lead role in monitoring, self-review and evaluation by aligning accountability measures with inclusive education policy.
School leaders play a key role in ensuring learners’ full participation and engagement by setting a clear direction, developing staff and other stakeholders to collaboratively create a learning community which values diversity, addresses equity and ensure

Supporting Inclusive School Leadership: Ecosystem Model

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This six-page Ecosystem Model was developed as part of the Agency’s Supporting Inclusive School Leadership (SISL) project. The Model considers the roles and responsibilities of school leaders that lie at the interface between education policies and their implementation in schools. It highlights the potential for school leaders to extend their sphere of influence well beyond their own school and to play a key role in supporting wider system transformation. For more information, see the SISL project synthesis report.

Inclusive Education in an International Perspective

This video contains key messages from Agency Director, Cor J. W. Meijer's  presentation entitled 'Inclusive Education in an International Perspective' at Eötvös Lorand University in Budapest, Hungary, in November 2019.

Infographic: Inclusive Education Across Europe

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Every learner should have access to meaningful, high-quality educational opportunities in their local community, alongside friends and peers. This helpful infographic summarises how and why legislation, practice and policy contribute to the Agency's vision for inclusive education systems.

Exclusionary strategies that deny learners their right to education and inclusive education, and/or unnecessarily label learners as requiring an official decision of special educational needs should be prevented. 
Effective funding mechanisms can be an incentive for inclusive education. They can promote capacity building and empower stakeholders to develop innovative and flexible mainstream learning environments for all learners.
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Presentation: Inclusive Education Across Europe

Using an engaging format, this presentation illustrates the Agency’s position on inclusive education systems. It summarises how and why legislation, practice and policy contribute to the Agency's vision. This material can be used and shared broadly to explain the importance of achieving inclusive education across Europe and beyond.

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European Agency Statistics on Inclusive Education (EASIE) 2020 Presentation

This presentation summarises the latest findings and updates about EASIE data collection, which will take place annually from 2020 onwards. EASIE work will continue to focus on developing procedures, indicators and outputs that provide countries with individual, comparative and aggregated data relating to all learners’ access to inclusive education.

Fostering Collaboration for Inclusive Education

We learn best when we learn together. The European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education is a platform for collaboration and peer learning. The Agency supports the ministries of education of over 30 member countries as they improve their inclusive education policy and practice. It also co-operates with transnational organisations and engages educators, experts, learners and families to ensure high-quality educational opportunities for all.

The subtitles for this video are available in 25 languages. If subtitles do not appear automatically, you can enable them by clicking the rectangular 'CC' icon at the bottom of the video. Then click the gear icon next to it to access the settings menu. In this menu, there is an option to select a 'Subtitles/CC' language. Here you can select your language.

Funding and resourcing systems that balance efficiency, effectiveness and equity issues are clearly linked to regulatory frameworks focusing on overall system governance, accountability and improvement.

Cor J.W. Meijer at UNESCO’s Forum on Inclusion & Equity in Education

Agency Director Cor J. W. Meijer takes part in a panel discussion on ‘Inclusion and Equity in and for Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG4)’ at the UNESCO International Forum on Inclusion and Equity in Education in Cali, Colombia in September 2019.

The Forum provided a platform for debate and a place to share innovative policies, programmes and practices in inclusive education and review the progress made in policy and practice since the Salamanca Statement was adopted in 1994. At the end of the Forum, participants reaffirmed their commitment to equity and inclusion in education in a new statement of intent, the Cali Commitment to equity and inclusion in education.

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