You are an educational professional? Don’t miss out on UNESCO’s online discussion on Inclusion and TVET in the context of lifelong learning that started last week and check out the programme of the forthcoming conference on Universal Design in Education in Dublin.


UNESCO online discussion on Inclusion and TVET

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) invites you to participate in an online discussion “Inclusive Technical and Vocational, Education and Training (TVET) in the context of Lifelong Learning – Skills for Work and Life: Empowering people with disabilities”, organized in partnership with the European Network on Inclusive Education & Disability (incluD-ed).

The online discussion started last Friday (29 October) and will go on the next three weeks, until the 18 November, 2015, around the following themes:
(1) Advancing inclusive and equitable access to TVET (week 1).
(2) Improving quality and relevance in TVET to support transitions (week 2).
(3) Transforming TVET for inclusive and sustainable societies (week 3).

To access the online discussion please follow the link to the discussion!

For details about TVET see the UNESCO background document.


Conference on Universal Design in Education in Dublin

The Centre for Excellence in Universal Design of Ireland, which is behind one of our Innovative Policies of 2014, organizes a conference the 12th & 13th of November in Dublin Castle on the “Education Across the Continuum: Innovating through Universal Design”.

The conference will showcase the “best in class” teaching practices of Universal Design from Ireland and internationally and provide educators with practical skills and resources to start teaching Universal Design. It will be of interest to educational professionals within universities and institutes of higher education at third and fourth level.

To register, visit: http://education.universaldesign.ie