Fighting school segregation in Europe through inclusive education: a position paper
A position paper by Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights on how to fight school segregation in Europe through inclusive education.
Authors: Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
This paper firstly provides an overview of the situation regarding school segregation in Council of Europe member states, as well as of the main factors causing it, based on the findings of the Commissioner’s country-monitoring work (Section I).
It also reviews the risks entailed by separate education (Section II). It then outlines the key principles that should underpin any policy to eradicate segregation and promote inclusive education (Section III), and ends with a list of conclusions and recommendations for the attention of policy-makers and, more generally, all those involved in developing more inclusive education policies (Section IV).