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.
Locking students away in a different room or restraining them otherwise - at school, this should only be used as a very last resort. The “In safe hands” campaign of our member Enable Scotland raises awareness about the overuse of these methods. Jordan McKenna, who works at Enable Scotland, told us more about the campaign.
On 1 October is the UN Day of Older Persons. On this occasion, we interviewed Jacqueline Pareys, 65, who worked long years for Inclusion Europe as an office helper. Jacqueline told us about her life, what has changed and about the advice she has for younger people.
Our Belarussian member BelAPDIiMI (“Belarusian association of assistance to children and young people with disabilities”) celebrates its 25th anniversary this year – congratulations! On the occasion, we asked its director, Elena Titova, a few questions.