Timeline of involvement with the Index in Hungary
- A group of Hungarian teachers and special needs teachers made a study trip to visit some schools in the UK and collect examples of good practice with a special emphasis on inclusion.
- Discussions began on the possible Hungarian adaptation and publication of the Index for Inclusion, both the school version and the early years and childcare version.
- Articles on the experiences of working with the Index were translated and published by Monika Csefkó.
- Publication of “Colours of Inclusion” for schools as a source of information about school planning to become more inclusive, which included an article on the Index.
- A conference on inclusion was held, with topics including a presentation on inclusion by Jane Tarr of the University of the West of England; a talk on setting up a network in Békés county to promote and assist the development of inclusion in Hungarian schools; and the results of a school survey carried out using the Index indicators.
- School development days in several schools in Békés county, presenting the Index and how it has been used, talks on UK experiences of the Index, and workshops by András Csepregi and Monika Csefkó.
- Applications were made for funding for the Hungarian publication of the Index.
- Information days were held in the Southern Great Plain Region.
- A presentation on the Index was made by András Csepregi at a conference in Budapest.
- The Index was adapted and translated for publication in Hungarian.
- Index promotion days were held in some Békés county schools.
- Copies of the Index were made available for all County Centres for Assessing Learning Abilities as well as Békés county schools, and hundreds of copies were distributed free of charge to the teacher training faculties of two major universities.
- A talk on the Hungarian edition of the Index was given at the National Conference of Centres for Assessing Learning Abilities.
- More Index promotion days took place in Békés county.
- Preparations were made for the translation of the early years version of the Index.
- The introduction of the early years version to kindergartens (Kindergarten Professionals’ Workshop).
- School development based on the Index starts in a primary school in Vésztő.
- Conference presentations introduced the early years version to professionals in education.
- Translation of the early years version completed.
- Translation of the new, third edition of the Index in progress.
- There is interest in inclusion, and in the Index, from professionals, suggesting possibilities for future co-operation, still to be outlined and confirmed.
Who should I contact?
András Csepregi firstname.lastname@example.org
Monika Csefkó email@example.com