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6th October 2020

OUR NEXT ERASMUS+

What they should have
taught us in school

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-Project Theme-

What they should have taught us in school

Education is just not schooling. Education is a process of sharing, developing, building, strengthening, encouraging and recognising the abilities of people. Education is achieved through many ways, the person is central to all. Education shares and respects diversity. Its aim is to enhance and enable the person to achieve his or her own goals.
Disability Federation of Ireland
Disability Federation of Ireland@fact_sheet
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Over one third of young adults (25 to 29 years) with a disability left school before completing second level compared to one in six of young adults with no disability.
National Disability Authority
National Disability Authority@statistics
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Because people with a disability have tended to leave school earlier, their qualifications are less than for people without a disability
Citizens Information
Citizens Information@special_education
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There are over 140 special schools in Ireland catering for particular types of disability and special needs.
The Journal
The Journal@report_survey
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One in four children with a disability being denied a full school day, report says.
Inclusion ireland
Inclusion ireland@school_report
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Short school days happen in mainstream classes, special classes, autism units and special schools. 1 in 4 children with a disability have been put on short school days.
National Disability Authority
National Disability Authority@education
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Poor attitudes: the lack of awareness about disability issues and the negative stereotyping of people with disabilities still create barriers for people with disabilities in education.
Inclusion ireland
Inclusion ireland@school_report
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As a result of experiencing short school days, children suffer significant feelings of anxiety and exclusion, and in many cases a desire to leave school entirely.
Inclusion ireland
Inclusion ireland@school_report
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Children on short school days sometimes feel sad and worried. They don’t want to go to school at all because of it.
National Disability Authority
National Disability Authority@education
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The number of people with disabilities in education is estimated to be at least 4% of the school-going population.
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-Speakers-

Noel Carroll
CRC Training Manager

The driving force behind the Erasmus+ Committee, Noel Carroll will official open this project. As a firm believer of equality and inclusion in Education, Noel will introduce the project theme for the day: "What they should have taught us in school". His address will also include a summary of why we are involved in Erasmus+.

Maria-Elena Costa-Sa
CRC Human Rights Officer

As the Human Rights Officer for the CRC, Maria-Elena Costa-Sa will highlight the plight that some young people with disability might experience when going through the Irish Education System.

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