IITE was invited by the European Agency for Development of Special Needs Education to participate in the European conference “Mapping the Implementation of Policy for Inclusive Education”, held in Brussels, Belgium on 2-3 December 2010.
The aim of this conference was to identify what data and detailed information European policy makers need in order to map developments in the implementation of legislation and policy for inclusion. During the conference, policy makers from 27 European countries reflected upon their current information collection and identified key trends, priorities and questions associated with it.
In the welcome address on behalf of IITE, Ms Natalia Tokareva briefly informed the participants about the IITE achievements on ICTs in education of persons with disabilities.
First results of the joint UNESCO IITE – European Agency for Development of Special Needs Education project and possible trends for further cooperation were discussed at the meeting with the representatives of the Agency. The project is aimed at development of the Review on best practices “ICT application in education of persons with disabilities”.