International Day of Children's Rights: ensuring equitable and inclusive quality education

20 November 2018

During almost 30 years, we are reminded in this day of the duty to protect these rights, including the right to education (Articles 28-29). Based on this and the European Convention on Human Rights (Article 2 of Protocol No. 1), the Council of Europe promotes access to equitable and quality...

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Promoting inclusive education through peer-to-peer exchanges between UK and Slovak teachers

24-25 October 2018 Poprad, Slovakia

On 24-25 October 2018, a training session for 20 teachers from the 7 INSCHOOL schools in Slovakia was organised in Poprad. Thanks to the participation of the INSCHOOL experts and 3 teachers from Babington Academy, Leicester, UK, it was possible to offer a platform for discussion on how to put in...

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Small steps which pave long roads

Creating a School Student Council in Cilibia Secondary School, Romania

13 November 2018 Cilibia

The Cilibia Secondary School recently created a School Student Council, a forum where students are welcomed to express themselves and discuss relevant issues to the school. It is composed of 8 students, including Roma pupils, and comprises four different commissions: Discipline and Education,...

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8 Hungarian schools committed to make the school environment, policies and practices more inclusive

INSCHOOL launched in Hungary

26-27 September Budapest, Hungary

On 26-27 September 2018, INSCHOOL ("Inclusive Schools: Making a Difference for Roma Children") was officially launched Hungary. On 26 September, the event addressed principals and staff of the 8 selected schools in the joint project of the European Union and Council of Europe, and benefitted from...

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INSCHOOL Romania - Workshop on monitoring and evaluation

06/09/2018 Cilibia, Buzau

On 6 September 2018, the principals and staff members of the schools selected in INSCHOOL Romania met in order to exchange on the importance of monitoring and evaluation, after having adopted their revised Institutional Development Plans and Operational Plans and submitted their grant requests....

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Deadline: 3 September 2018

Call for Contributions to the Factsheets on Romani history and culture

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CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS to the Factsheets on Romani history and culture The factsheets aim to provide basic information on the history and culture of the Roma for a wider audience including teachers, students, decision-makers, experts working on topics related to Roma and all others interested...

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EU FRA publishes report on “Transition from education to employment of young Roma in nine EU member states”

July 2018

Noting a slight progress in education from 2011 to 2016, the report claims that this young generation of Roma and Travellers may achieve better employment outcomes, which will prove indispensable for intergenerational social mobility. However, it also ties living in severely deprived housing,...

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Priority over revision of Institutional Development Plans and Operational Plans and preparation of INSCHOOL Grant Applications

INSCHOOL Romania - Workshop on schools' plans and Grants

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On 13 July 2018, the principals and staff members of the schools selected in INSCHOOL Romania met in order to exchange and work together on two essential topics in the pilot phase of the INSCHOOL Project. The first priority of the workshop, organised through the kind contribution and within the...

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via the European Commission website

Council Recommendation of 22 May 2018 on promoting common values, inclusive education, and the European dimension of teaching

headline 22 May 2018 Brussels, Belgium

Quoted from the European Commission website. Full text of the adopted recommendation available in all official languages here. European common values are human dignity; freedom; democracy; equality; the rule of law; and respect for human rights, including the rights of persons belonging to...

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An event organised within the House of National Minorities in Prague

INSCHOOL launched in the Czech Republic

13 June 2018 Prague, Czech Republic

On 13 June 2018, INSCHOOL ("Inclusive Schools: Making a Difference for Roma Children") was officially launched in the Czech Republic within the premises of the House of National Minorities in Prague. The event addressed principals and staff of the selected schools in the joint project of the...

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In Slovakia, a new international project on inclusive education - INSCHOOL - was launched

headline 14 May 2018 Horní Smokovec

via the website of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic "With the participation of the State Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sports, Mr Peter Krajňák, the opening of the international project "Inclusive Education: Making a...

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Developing A Strategic Vision for Quality Inclusive Education in Romania

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The INSCHOOL Project continues its recently launched activities in Romania with a training targeting principals and staff of the six selected schools located in Bucharest (2nd district), Chitila (IF), Cilibia (BZ), Buzau (BZ), Pietrosani (TL) and Contesti (TL). From each school, four dedicated...

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First INSCHOOL National Working Group in the Slovak Republic

headline 25 April 2018 Bratislava

The Slovak authorities confirmed their support for the development of inclusive schools through the European Union and Council of Europe Joint Project “Inclusive schools: making a difference for Roma children” (INSCHOOL). On 25 April, the first meeting of the National Working Group on inclusive...

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In Romania, INSCHOOL will start implementation in schools in April 2018

Inclusive Education taken one step further in Romania

headline 19 April 2018 Bucharest, Romania

BUCHAREST: On 18 April 2018, the Council of Europe & European Union joint project “Inclusive schools: Making a difference for Roma children” (INSCHOOL) was launched in Romania with the contribution and presence of Ministry of National Education representatives as main partners of the project. The...

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Working for inclusion in schools of the United Kingdom

LEICESTER: "How to change the culture, policy and practices of schools to make them more inclusive" was the main topic of the launch event of the Council of Europe and European Union joint project “Inclusive schools: Making a difference for Roma children” (INSCHOOL) which took place on 16 April...

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Promoting inclusive schools in Hungary

headline 13 February 2018 Budapest, Hungary

The Hungarian authorities confirmed their interest for the development of inclusive schools through the EU/CoE Joint Project “Inclusive schools: making a difference for Roma children” (INSCHOOL). On 13 February, the Council of Europe was invited to present the INSCHOOL Project to the members of...

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Deadline for applications - 20 December 2017

Additional INSCHOOL Call for Tenders - Czech Republic, Romania and the United Kingdom (2017/AO/47bis)

29 November 2017 Strasbourg, France

The current call concerns lots 1 (Trainers - Czech Republic), 5 (Trainers - United Kingdom), 6 (Educational Advisors - Czech Republic) and 8 (Educational Advisors - Romania), where the needs of the project were not sufficiently covered through the outcome of the Call for Tenders 2017/AO/47,...

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INSCHOOL – New project of the European Commission and Council of Europe on inclusive education for Roma children

1 September 2017 Strasbourg, France

Following a 5 years’ co-operation through the ROMED Programme, the Council of Europe and European Commission’s DG EAC initiated a new joint project focusing on inclusive education for Roma children, which will be implemented for a minimum of 20 months. The official title of the project is...

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Deadline for applications - 1 October 2017

INSCHOOL Call for Trainers and Educational Advisors

4 October 2017

2017/AO/47 - Call for tenders - 1 October 2017 - Consultancy Services in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovak Republic and the United Kingdom in the framework of the INSCHOOL EU/CoE Joint Project via Council of Europe's Call for Tenders page The European Commission (EC) and Council of...

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