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Joint position paper on recruitment and retention in European Social Services

26-06-2020

On 24th June 2020, the Federation of European Social Employers and the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) published a joint position paper on Recruitment and Retention in European Social Services

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EASPD Webinar: Challenges for disability service provision in rural areas during COVID-19

25-06-2020

On 1st July EASPD will host their next COVID-19 Webinar on Challenges for disability service provision in rural areas during COVID-19

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European Commission launches a public consultation on a new Digital Education Action Plan

22-06-2020

On 18th June 2020, the European Commission launched "an EU-wide open consultation to ensure that its forthcoming new Digital Education Action Plan will reflect the EU's education and training experience during the Coronavirus crisis".

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LANCET GROUP COMMISSION ON THE INSTITUTIONALISATION AND DEINSTITUTIONALISATION OF CHILDREN

22-06-2020

The Lancet Group Commission is launching online on 24th June to discuss institutionalisation and deinstitutionalisation of children.

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​Social Services and COVID-19: What role for EU?

19-06-2020

Around Europe confinement measures have slowly eased, as we begin to move into the next phase of the coronavirus pandemic. Now we must focus on recovery, and look to the European Union’s investment plan to kick start this process and move to a fairer Europe that works for all. Join us in telling the EU the role you want them to play in supporting the sector

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EASPD Webinar: Face-to-face services moving to on-line mode during COVID-19

19-06-2020

The Coronavirus outbreak presents a major challenge to national, regional and local communities which are on the frontline in countering the disease. In the face of the COVID-19 virus support service providers are taking their own actions, to be able to continue to provide essential care & support services to those who need it most.

This webinar will discuss the challenges and opportunities of moving face to face support services like therapeutic sessions, one to one psychological support, into online mode, by answering the following questions:

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The European Union must lead the way for more inclusive education systems for learners with intellectual disabilities

17-06-2020

On 8th June the IE+ policy debate brought together EU policy makers, representatives of persons with disabilities, their families and support service providers in the field of education to discuss how the EU can promote the realisation of inclusive education for learners with disabilities.

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Welcome to EASPD!

15-06-2020

At the beginning of May we welcomed 20 new organisations into EASPD, get to know them here!

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European Commission opens public consultation on boosting the renovation of buildings

15-06-2020

The Renovation Wave initiative is a priority under the European Green Deal and the Recovery play for the EU, aimed at increasing the rate and quality of renovation of existing buildings and thereby help decarbonise the building stock. 

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Access City Award 2021 now open for applications!

15-06-2020

Applications are now open for the Access City Award, the EU prize for cities accessible to persons with disabilities and elderly people.

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