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European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education (EASNIE) (2012-)

Ongoing membership of the European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education (EASNIE) with the aim of improving inclusive education.

The European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education (EASNIE) is an independent organisation that acts as a platform for collaboration for the Ministries of Education in member countries.

The work focuses on improving all learners’ achievement at all levels of inclusive lifelong learning, enhancing learners’ life chances and opportunities for actively participating in society.

The Agency’s main aim is to help member countries improve their educational policy and practice for learners with disabilities and special educational needs. This is done by combining the perspectives of policy, practice and research in order to provide member countries and stakeholders at the European level with evidence-based information and guidance on implementing inclusive education.

Scotland is a member of EASNIE, as part of the UK membership. Scotland is represented on the Agency by both a Board Member and a National Co-ordinator. 

Representative Board Member for Scotland – Mary Hoey, Deputy Director (Inclusion), Education Scotland

Scottish National Co-ordinator - Sally Cavers, Manager of Enquire (based at Children in Scotland)

For more information on our involvement in the European agency, contact scavers@childreninscotland.org.uk

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