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Videoflash Nº31 - The pathway to inclusion: Towards more inclusive learning environments

23-05-2018

Meet Yanis. Football mad, he is like most other boys growing up in France, where he lives and goes to school.  Unlike many others however Yanis has a pervasive developmental disorder which means that he has additional support needs whilst in the classroom.

Initially, Yanis was placed in a specialised classroom, separated from his peers and unable to progress alongside them.

Follow Yanis for the day and watch his path towards an inclusive education in a mainstream school.   

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EASPD Releases Summary Reports on the European Semester

18-05-2018

To analyse the current status of inclusion and social rights in each country, EASPD has summarised the European Semester’s annual Country Reports and identified the key points of interest for EASPD members. 

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Social Services Europe Release Briefing Paper on Boosting Investment in Social Infrastructure in Europe

16-05-2018

Social Services Europe has released a briefing paper on the Report of the High-Level Task Force on Investing in Social Infrastructure in Europe "Boosting Investment in Social Infrastructure in Europe."

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Organisations representing persons with disabilities lodge complaint against France

16-05-2018

Organisations representing persons with disabilities have lodged a complaint against France for breaching their legal obligations it is committed to in the European Social Charter and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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European Commission launches public consultation on the integration of long-term unemployed into the labour market

16-05-2018

The European Commission has launched a public consultation to gather views on the measures proposed in the Council Recommendation on the integration of the long-term unemployed into the labour market. Respond by 31st July 2018 to have your say.  

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EASPD Strategy 2018 – 2021 “Commit!” now available in 3 additional languages

14-05-2018

The new EASPD Strategy “Commit! Delivering the Support Services of Tomorrow” is out now in 3 additional languages

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EASPD Videoflash nº30 is out!

08-05-2018

In April, EASPD’s voice has been well heard in the core of the EU institutions. We participated in the Annual Convention for Inclusive Growth and highlighted in the European Parliament the important role of social services in the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights.   In this video, you can listen to some of the speakers in these events, including EASPD Secretary General Luk Zelderloo.

 

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EASPD call for Tender! Production of Risk Management Framework

30-04-2018

EASPD is looking for a consultant who can produce a Risk Management Framework to be put in place by the organisation.

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EASPD endorses NGO’s joint statement asking for investment in tackling child poverty

30-04-2018

More than 20 organisations within the EU Alliance for Investing in Children, including EASPD, and the Child Rights Action Group (CRAG) have signed the joint statement “The post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework must invest in children and aim to end child poverty”.

The petition urges the EU institutions and its Member States to invest in children and develop a future Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) that works to end child poverty and promotes the social inclusion of all children in Europe.

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The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities enters into force in Ireland

20-04-2018

On 19th April Ireland became the final EU Member State to enter into force the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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