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ENTELIS project selected for funding by the European Commission

16-12-2013

The good news comes from Brussels in the form of an acceptance letter of the European Network for Technology Enhanced Learning in an Inclusive Society (ENTELIS) proposal that was submitted under the Lifelong Learning Programme. The proposal aims at creating a sustainable network of organisations working for the systematic development of PCT competence of persons with disability.

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The review of the legislation on VAT reduced rates might put at stake the sustainability of social services

16-12-2013

The consultation aims at harmonising VAT systems in Europe. The main objectives are the abolishment of reduced rates which constitute an obstacle to the proper functioning of the EU internal market and of reduced rates for goods and services whose consumption is discouraged by other EU policies. The objective includes the harmonisation of VAT rate of similar goods and services.

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Launching of the DELAROSE project

16-12-2013

DELAROSE (Delivering E Learning Accreditation to Reduce Occupational Stress in Employment) is a Transfer of Innovation Project which builds upon the work carried out by ROSE (Reducing Occupational Stress in Employment) which was a Development of Innovation project. ROSE is an open source self-help programme for workers in the health and social care sectors in Europe to manage work related stress at an individual and environmental level.

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Implementation of innovative teaching programmes in national schools

16-12-2013

Based on the principles of Universal Design and Reasonable Accommodations embedded in the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), INVESTT sets out to facilitate the inclusion of pupils with special educational needs (SEN) in the regular vocational education and training (VET) system, and support quality and innovation in the VET systems.

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Inclusive Schools, a Priority

13-12-2013

On 3 December 2013, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a project aimed at inclusive education for youth with disabilities in France was launched.  ‘Inclusive Schools, A Priority’ is a partnership between l’APAJH, l’APF, Unapei, CCAH and Réunica.

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A collaboration toolbox to build a school for all

13-12-2013

The Standing Committee on Education would like to promote an interesting Comenius-project ‘Together is better’ that is coordinated by Vlaams Verbond van het Katholiek Buitengewoon Onderwijs (VVKbuO) across six countries (Belgium, the UK, Austria, Finland, Slovenia and Sweden).

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UNAPEI: Save the date! 16 & 17 January 2014 Symposium on Intellectual disabilities: The diagnosis and its impact on supporting people

13-12-2013

On the 16th and 17th of January 2014, Unapei organizes in Paris a symposium, bringing together leading medical specialists.

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Göteborg Is The Access City Award 2014 Winner!

04-12-2013

On December 3, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, it was announced that Göteborg, Sweden is the winner of the Access City Award 2014.

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Position of Persons with Disabilities in Serbian Community in Kosovo

02-12-2013

Centre for Society Orientation – COD, a member of EASPD, has the pleasure of announcing the release of the following report: “Position of Persons with Disabilities in Serbian Community in Kosovo”.

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Editorial

28-11-2013

As if a tornado of EU skeptics and populists will wash Europe away and leave the whole continent in darkness and despair; that is how some EC representatives, politicians and their media depict the coalition of extreme right parties concluded last week in Vienna. What they – mainstream politicians – forgot to add is that they paved the way for extremists from both sides of the political spectrum.

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