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EASPD week-long training course on Inclusive Education in Greece

The ‘Building an Inclusive School for All’ training will be held between 24th-28th April 2023 in Athens, Greece.

The 8th edition of  the 'Building an Inclusive school for All' Training will be held in Athens, Greece. Co-hosted between European Association of Service Providers for People with Disabilities (EASPD) and the Panhellenic Association of Parents Guardians and Friends of Multiply Disabled Visually Impaired People (AMIMONI), the  training course aims to develop the understanding and expertise of teachers, trainers, headmasters and school staff on inclusive education for persons with disabilities. The course provides a certificate delivered by a European organisation.

The week-long course will take place between 24th-28th April 2023 at the Amalia Hotel, Athens, Greece.

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Programme

What is the course about?

The course offers a framework for the further development and promotion of inclusive education, as well as a hands-on experience in the planning of such an approach.

The courses programme will cover:

  • The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • The Index for inclusion
  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Co-teaching
  • A school visit to see inclusive education in practice.
  • Strategic planning and change management
  • Opportunities for inclusive school assistance
 
How will the course be conducted?

Information and discovery sessions will alternate with discussion groups, peer group support and reflection sessions. The methods used will offer in the first place an individual learning pathway, supported by a reflection and learning portfolio. The course will be conducted in English.


Who can benefit from the course?

The course provides a safe learning environment for school headteachers, middle management, teachers and teaching assistants, educational guides and counsellors, inspectors and administrative staff willing to challenge their mind and to engage in a 5-day course to learn and discover with and from colleagues in an international setting how to move towards inclusive education. It also addresses external support people, including coordination staff of education and social support services.

 
Who are the course trainers?

The course is coordinated by the Member Forum on Education of EASPD and organised by a consortium of European organisations and universities involved in the development of inclusive education across Europe. The tutors will include Annemie Jennes (VSKO, Belgium), Marleen Clissen (VSKO, Belgium), Wolfgang Plaute (Pädagogische Hochschule Salzburg, Austria) amongst other guest trainers.

 
Registrations:

Registrations are open now and the "0 places available will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.

 
Participation fee:

€70 fee for low GDP countries*

€220 for high GDP countries*

This fee includes the training, lunches, coffee breaks and one dinner.

For more information, please contact rachel.vaughan(at)easpd.eu

*Lower GDP Countries (countries with a GDP up to 85 according to Eurostat): Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Kosovo**, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkey and Ukraine.

** This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244/1999 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.