In mid-October, a series of events focusing on inclusive education took place in Ukraine.
On October 10, 2017, a round table “Barriers to Inclusion” took place at the The National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine. Its guests were the representatives of the Ukrainian Ministry of Education, expert communities, and participants of study trips to the Czech Republic focusing on various aspects of inclusion. After the Ukrainian experts in groups identified the most burdensome barriers, Lenka Gulová, the head of the Department of Social Education, Masaryk University, took the floor and compared the findings with Czech environment as well as she shared her experience with their remedy.
Information on the event can be found on the website of the Ukrainian Ministry of Education.
On October 9-11, 2017, Czech experts in Ukraine organized three seminars on the role of pedagogical and psychological counseling as a prerequisite for successful implementation of inclusion in schools. The seminars featured Denisa Denglerová, who is a counselor at both academic and clinical levels, and Radim Šíp, who drew the participants to the concept of a democratic school.