Inclusive education must be a founding principle of any education system at all levels, to enable all learners, regardless of their support needs, to fulfil their full potential.
In partnership with CECD Mira Sintra and the BEYOND project, EASPD is hosting the Conference ‘To Inclusive Education and BEYOND’ bringing together key stakeholders to explore how we can work together to support the transition towards inclusive education across Europe. Hosted online, the conference will take place between the 5th-7th May.
The conference aims to:
Take stock of the impact of COVID-19 on the education of learners with disabilities and lessons learnt;
Bring together all stakeholders, including service providers, learners with disabilities, teachers, parents and local authorities to discuss the way forward for inclusive education;
Share promising practices and innovative tools for the achievement of inclusive education and the training of social care and support service staff;
Together build on EASPD’s 2015 Salzburg Declaration to develop key recommendations for the achievement of inclusive education.
The 3-day conference will touch on many issues including the need to focus on adapted physical education and inclusion within school sporting events. EASPD will host a dedicated workshop on the topic, and will also look to address the role of service providers in supporting inclusion in sports.