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A European Education Area, dream or reality?

06-06-2018

The European Commission has published its second package of initiatives in view of developing a European Education Area that promotes inclusive education. But the devil is in the details. With the exam period quickly approaching, it is high time we put our education systems under examination.    

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Report Release: Country Fact Sheets on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities - 2017

06-06-2018

EASPD is pleased to release its first 10 Country Fact Sheets on “Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities” which are now available online.

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Videoflash Nº32 - Country-specific recommendations for Member States

05-06-2018

The European Commission has released new country-specific recommendations (CSRs) for Member States, setting out its economic policy guidance for Member States for the next 12 to 18 months. This recommendations are a useful tool for EASPD members to push for the social inclusion of persons with disabilities in their own countries. To facilitate this task, EASPD has worked on a Summary Report, which highlights the areas which most affect EASPD members.

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Meet the candidates for the open position within the EASPD board!

04-06-2018

During the General Assembly meeting on 16th June in Varna, Bulgaria, elections will be organised for the 1 open position within the EASPD board. All EASPD members with a paid membership fee have the right to vote as follows:

Umbrella Member Organisations (UMOs) have 4 votes Single Agency Member Organisations (SAMOs) have 1 vote

Meet the candidates who applied for the open position!

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#ZeroCall19: Call for nominations

01-06-2018

The Zero Project team is looking for leading experts and organizations to nominate Innovative Practices and Policies on Independent Living and Political Participation. Everyone can nominate any Practice or Policy by 10th of June.

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We're hiring! - Financial Officer and Learning & Development Officer

01-06-2018

EASPD is looking for a Learning & Development Officer and a Financial Officer

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European Commission Release Country-Specific Recommendations for Member States

31-05-2018

Want to know what actions the European Commission recommends for your government? The European Commission released its annual Country-Specific Recommendations. EASPD has released its own Summary Report, highlighting the areas which most affect EASPD’s members.

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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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It´s all about impact

23-05-2018

The new EASPD Strategy ‘Commit!’ 2018-2021 puts innovation and know-how at the core of our activities. EASPD Development Manager, Carmen Arroyo de Sande talks about the importance of effectively communicating the results of research in the knowledge creation process.

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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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