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Carlos V European Award: Call for submissions!


The deadline for the submission of nominations for the 12th edition of the “Carlos V European Award” has been established!

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New measures to boost key competences and digital skills, as well as the European dimension of education


To follow up on the Gothenburg Summit, the European Commission has today adopted new initiatives to improve key competences and digital skills of European citizens, to promote common values and pupils' awareness of the functioning of the European Union.

The new proposals come only two months after European Heads of State and Government discussed education, training and culture at the Gothenburg Summit in November 2017. They are intended to reduce socio-economic inequalities, whilst sustaining competitiveness in order to build a more united, stronger and more democratic Europe.

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Back to school: Innovation in Inclusive Education


Our President, James Crowe, introduces 2018 with a piece on innovation in Early Childhood Intervention and Inclusive Education.

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Vacancy Notice - The Federation of European Social Employers is looking for full time junior position


The newly established Federation of European Social Employers is looking for a full time junior officer for a 12-month contract.

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We are looking for a Communications and Membership assistant


EASPD is looking for an intern to assist on the communication and membership activities to start on 15th March.

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European project provides important recommendations on the role of learning and support assistants for persons with disabilities


The IMAS Project released a report on the "role of learning and support assistants in inclusive education” in December 2017. The report recommends actions to align the current situation with an ideal situation, where learning and support assistants have the tools and autonomy to fully support the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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Sign&Sound theatre Europe - A European project on deaf theatre


EASPD is a partner in the Sign&Sound theatre Europe, a project that aims to promote deaf theatre all over Europe, and in particular the inclusive bilingual theatre format: Deaf and hearing actors equally on the stage; deaf and hearing audiences equally in the theatre.

The projects counts with 9 partners from 6 European countries. As a first output, Sign&Sound theatre Europe will produce and showcase the theatre play Kukunor, written by Eero Enqvist in Finland, simultaneously in five countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland and Portugal. 

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Luk Zelderloo's feature in the latest issue of Social Agenda


Our Secretary General, Luk Zelderloo has published a piece on the Social Scoreboard in the latest issue of Social Agenda. 

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High-Level Task Force on Investing in Social Infrastructure in Europe


The European Association of Long-Term Investors (ELTI) and the European Commission will be hosting a report launch event at Room Alcide de Gasperi of the Charlemagne Building of the European Commission on Tuesday of 23 January 2018 from 9:30 to 11:45.

The High-Level Task-Force is chaired by the former President of the European Commission, Romano Prodi, and the former French Minister of Economy and Finance, Christian Sautter.

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SOLIDAR Silver Rose Award 2017


This year's SOLIDAR Silver Rose Awards will be on 23 January 2018. 

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