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EASPD week-long training course on Inclusive Education

The ‘Building an Inclusive School for All’ training will be held on 21st-25th November 2022 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

The 7th edition of the European Association of Service Providers for People with Disabilities (EASPD) training course on inclusive education 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 21st-25th November at the Hotel Mrak, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

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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 are open now and the 20 places available will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.

Participation fee:

Participants from High GDP countries: €300

Local participants from Slovenia: €150

Participants from low GDP countries: €100

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

In the event of the course being unable to take place due to COVID-19 a full refund of the course participant fee will be provided.

COVID-19 Guidance:

The good health and safety of our participants is the upmost importance to EASPD. Our course will be held in accordance with current Slovenian measures on COVID-19.

To take part in the course one of the following is required:

  • A vaccination certificate which proves that you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. You are fully vaccinated 2 weeks after your last vaccination dose. EASPD will accept any national vaccination certificate.
  • A recovery certificate which shows that you have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 180 days and that you no longer need to isolate.
  • A test certificate which proves a negative COVID-19 PCR test result that is no more than 3 days old.

In the event of the course being unable to take place due to COVID-19 a full refund of the course participant fee will be provided. We advise participants to check the cancellation policies of any travel or accommodation arrangements they book.

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