“Inclusive Schools” (called “InScool”, in short)
is a project that wants to support inclusive education in Europe.
Inclusion Europe had an interview with one of the organisers
to learn more about the project.
Eirini Kareta is EU Programmes Manager at the British Council and one of the key organisers of the project “Inclusive Schools” (“InScool”, in short). We interviewed Ms. Kareta as part of our campaign of 2020 focused on inclusive education, motivated to learn more about the InScool project.
Thibeau Bastien, a 22-year-old sportsman from Belgium has, together with his “sailing buddy” Matthias, achieved an impressive track record in sailing. After joining Unified Sailing Belgium in 2013, he became European champion in 2015 and in 2017, won gold at the Special Olympics World Games in 2015 in Los Angeles and in 2019 in Abu Dhabi.
Thibeau Bastien is 22 years old.
He is a sportsman from Belgium.
He is very good at sailing.
In 2013 he joined Unified Sailing Belgium.
This is an organisation that puts together
people without disabilities
and people with intellectual disabilities
who want to sail.
At the end of his compulsory secondary education, Rafael Calderón was told that he wasn’t able to learn more. Now he has become the first Spanish person with Down Syndrome to obtain a professional degree in Music.
Rafael Calderón is a Spanish musician
with an intellectual disability.
He has Down Syndrome.
When he was at his secondary school,
he was told that he couldn’t learn more.
Now he has received a degree in Music.
Carmen Jiménez Recena is 23 years old.
She is from Spain and she has Down Syndrome.
She is a pharmacy technician.
assist pharmacists in their work.
Carmen took part in the Erasmus programme
and went to Portugal.
570 pupils, almost half of them with special educational needs, learn together at the "Protestant school complex ‘Martinschule’" in Greifswald (Germany). We spoke to Benjamin Skladny, headmaster of the Martinschule since its beginnings.
The Martinschule is a school in Greifswald, in Germany.
In the Martinschule pupils with intellectual disabilities
and pupils without disabilities learn together.
Benjamin Skladny is the headmaster of the Martinschule.
We asked him some questions
on how children learn together at his school.