INTERCULTURAL EDUCATION AND EDUCATION FOR SOCIO-CULTURAL DIVERSITY

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Council of Europe standards
- Recommendation CM/Rec(2010)2 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on deinstitutionalisation and community living of children with disabilities
- Recommendation CM/Rec (2009)9 of the Committee of Ministers to member States on the education and social inclusion of children and young people with autism spectrum disorders
- Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation 1884 (2009) on Cultural education: the promotion of culture, creativity and intercultural understanding through education
- Committee of Ministers - White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue (2008)
- Recommendation Rec(2006)5 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on the Council of Europe Action Plan to promote the rights and full participation of people with disabilities in society: improving the quality of life of people with disabilities in Europe 2006-2015
- Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation 1720 (2005) on Education and religion
- Declaration by the European Ministers of Education on intercultural education in the new European context (2003)

Publications, guidelines, instruments
- Policies and practices for teaching sociocultural diversity (4 volumes):
Report on the survey on initial education of teachers in sociocultural diversity (2008) – Volume 1
Concepts, principles and challenges in in teacher education (2009)– Volume 2
A framework of teacher competences for engaging with diversity (2010) – Volume 3
Diversity and inclusion: Challenges for teacher education (2010) – Volume 4
- Intercultural cities - Towards a model for intercultural integration (2010)
- Autobiography of intercultural encounters for young learners (2009)
- Achieving full participation through universal design (2009)
- Towards indicators for success in intercultural education (2009)
- Analytical repertoire of official texts and projects of the Council of Europe of the field of intercultural education (2004)
- Access to social rights for people with disabilities in Europe (2003)

Training resources developed in the Pestalozzi modules of trainer training
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Outcomes of European workshops and seminars

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Other resources
For more information, please consult the following Council of Europe web pages:
- A platform of resources and references for plurilingual and intercultural education
- Autobiography of intercultural encounters
- Intercultural dialogue
- Elements of an intercultural city strategy: Education
- Intercultural education
- Policies and Practices for Teaching Sociocultural Diversity
- Integration of people with disabilities [New site under construction] / Recent news

Other available documents:
- Ireland’s Intercultural Stategy, 2010-2015