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Education for all – Open Letter

Dear Minister Parata The Education for All network is made up of disabled people, families, educators and service providers.  We are disappointed and frustrated at the continued lack of commitment to ensuring that disabled people have access to a properly resourced and inclusive education. We have had countless reviews, consultation and inquiries into ‘special education’…
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September 23, 2016 0
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Education for All Rally

The Education For All network, which we are part of, is organising a rally at Parliament next week to let government know that they cannot continue to tweak the education system, and must invest in inclusion. There are also other rallies being organised in various locations around New Zealand. We hope you can join in,…
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September 15, 2016 0
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October Forum and AGM 2016

Registrations are now open for our October Forum and AGM in Wellington on Wednesday 19 October. We are very pleased to be teaming up with our friends and colleagues from Community Networks Aotearoa for part of the day to offer you a great programme and an opportunities to learn and broaden your networks. A highlight…
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September 1, 2016 0

The Inclusive NZ story so far – Timeline from 1982 to today

In 1981 an inaugural meeting was held in Dunedin. It was convened and chaired by Bob Booth, of Disabled Citizens’ Society, Otago (now Cargill Enterprises). Ten organisations attended, including Auckland Protected Employment Trust (now APET Enterprises), Auckland Sheltered Workshop and Training Centre (now Workforce Auckland) and Wellington After-Care Association In 1982 we were incorporated as…
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August 18, 2016 0

June Forums 2016

It was so good to see all of you who attended our 2016 June Forums, which were held in Christchurch and Hamilton. Thank you so much for your willingness to participate and contribute! A special thanks to our wonderful guest speaker Mike Scaddan, who delivered an engaging and interactive afternoon session! Forum resources to follow…
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July 1, 2016 0