miércoles, 19 de octubre de 2011

Inclusive Schools Week December 5-9, 2011/Semana de la escuela inclusiva del 5 al 9 de diciembre de 2011

Aquí os traigo una noticia muy importante para la escuela inclusiva. En todo el mundo deberíamos celebrar esta semana y recordar la importancia que tiene para el futuro de la humanidad el lograr que todas las personas puedan acceder a la mejor educación posible, para conseguir ciudadanos pacíficos, justos, comprometidos y solidarios.

Awareness to Action: Moving Forward
Inclusive Schools Week
December 5-9, 2011

The Inclusive Schools Network is pleased to announce the 11th Annual Inclusive Schools Week will be celebrated December 5-9, 2011, in classrooms, schools, and communities throughout the world. Inclusive Schools Week (ISW) highlights and celebrates the progress schools have made in providing a supportive and quality education to all students, including those who are marginalized due to disability, gender, ethnicity, geography and language. It also provides an important opportunity for educators, students, and families to discuss what else needs to be done to ensure that schools continue to improve their ability to successfully educate all children. ISW is sponsored by the Inclusive Schools Network.

This year's theme "Awareness to Action: Moving Forward" continues the dialogue started during the 2010 celebration about how schools can make progress on their journey toward excellence by following a path of reflection, planning and action.  This year's Celebration Kit contains updated resources to plan a successful Inclusive Schools Week celebration and includes new tools aimed at supporting schools in the process of becoming more inclusive.
Inclusiveschools.org is the home of the Inclusive Schools Network and the place to find updated information about Inclusive Schools Week 2011, resources about inclusive education and to order new ISW products.  Leading up to the ISW 2011 Celebration there will be weekly postings of ideas, events, and resources to support schools in planning their ISW Celebration.

For more information about the Inclusive Schools Network and Inclusive Schools Week, please visit www.inclusiveschools.org or email support@inclusiveschools.org . Be sure to sign up for Inclusive Schools Network News for regular updates as well as other news and information related to building schools and communities that are welcoming of all children and youth.
International Inclusive Education
 Education for All Fast Track Initiative (FTI)  

Video: "Getting Every Child Educated, Everywhere" 

The Education for All Fast-track Initiative (EFA FTI) was created as the first ever global compact on education, to help low-income countries achieve a free, universal basic education. It was launched in 2002 as a global partnership between donor and developing country partners to ensure accelerated progress towards the Millennium Development Goal of universal primary education by 2015.
On the new FTI website homepage you will find the
FTI movie 'Getting Every Child Educated, Everywhere' . This short video presents evidence on the ground of progress in universal primary education in FTI-supported countries.

Focusing on Mozambique, this video demonstrates how, by bringing together the major players in a country's education sector, FTI is uniquely positioned to ensure that all children receive quality basic education.  
 Visit FTIs website at www.educationfasttrack.org to view the video and find out more about the Education for All: Fast Track Initiative.

"Hear Our Voices"
A Conference for Self-Advocates

Inclusion International and Inclusion Europe are co-sponsoring an international conference for self-advocates.  "Hear our Voices!" will be held in Peniche, Portugal from September 30-October 3, 2011.

Self-advocates from all over Europe will come together to talk about their lives, their rights and the United Nations Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities.

All workshops will have self-advocates as speakers. 
Visit http://www.self-advocacy.eu/ or email self-advocacy@inclusion-europe.org to find out more information about the conference and registration details.