Material and Links

Relevant EU projects

Adult Education Made Accessible (AEMA, 2014 -2016, LLP programme/Grundtvig) created standards for accessible educational offers. The 12 project partners developed a corresponding catalogue of criteria that institutions could work through in a self-assessment procedure. The project developed learning modules for this purpose and emphasised that training in particular is an important factor in this context.

Being Deaf in an Inclusive Europe (2015-2017, Erasmus+): development of e-learning platform for deaf people. This project created the possibility to create and publish information on different topics in 5 sign languages and in 6 spoken languages.

Work-based Entrepreneurship Training for People with Disabilities (2016-2019, Erasmus+): Development of learning tools for people with physical disabilities to promote entrepreneurship

Bridges - Broadening Positive Reflections on the Issue of Disability, Generating Empowerment for Stakeholder (2019-2021, Erasmus+): Learning opportunities for for skills enhancement for employees seeking jobs for people with disabilities 


STELLA - Staff's European Lifelong Learning Academy (2017-2019, Erasmus+): Needs analysis, handbook for staff, trainers, human resource managers and educators on “How to improve the basic work skills of people with special needs”


My Talents. For Diversity (2019-2021, European Union's Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme): Supporting the employment of people with intellectual disabilities, promoting diversity management among private and public, including training

Inclusive Campus Life, further education for people with intellectual disabilities (2016-2019 Erasmus+ ): Concept for inclusion of young adults with Intellectual disabilities on higher education campuses

Material (Inclusion/people with disabilities/adult education)

United  Nations 2014: The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Training Guide.
Professional Training Series No. 19.


Unites Nations 2014: Powerpoint Presentation - The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities


UNESCO 2020:  Inclusion and education – All means all


Inclusion Europe:

-        Recommendations for speakers at meetings and conferences

 -     Recommendations for organisers of meetings and conferences

 -     Easy-to-read checklist. Checklist to make sure your document is easy to read


National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA, Ireland): Guidelines on the inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in adult literacy services


Inclusive Campus Life (Erasmus+ Project): Involving people with intellectual disabilities in teaching activities on higher education campuses


European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights: From institutions to community living for persons with disabilities: perspectives from the ground  (available also in other languages)


Projekt Stella: Handbook which provides information and methods on how to improve basic work skills of people with special needs for everyone who operates in an inclusive work environment (available also in other languages)


biv – die Akademie für integrative Bildung (Partner im Projekt All In):  Dossier „Barrierefreie Erwachsenenbildung“  (DE)


European Disability Forum (Umbrella organisation of persons with disabilities that defends the interests of over 100 million persons with disabilities in Europe)


Inclusion Europe (umbrella organisations people with intellectual disabilities)  + European Platform of Self-Advocates

United Nations, homepage Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities


European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights:  EU Framework for the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities