Inclusive National Higher Education Forum

Supporting the sustainability and development of existing and future inclusive education initiatives for students with intellectual disabilities within Irish Higher Education Providers.

Inclusive National Higher Education Forum

The Inclusive National Higher Education Forum [INHEF] is a national interest group comprised of representatives of higher education providers and other professionals interested in supporting access routes and inclusive education initiatives to learners with intellectual disabilities in Ireland.

Mission Statement

 

The mission of INHEF is to provide a collaborative space for consultation between higher education providers with a view to driving strategic developments; informing policy debates, and building capacity within higher education institutions to establish and deliver initiatives for students who are deemed to have an intellectual disability. 

INHEF Vision

 

The vision of INHEF is to embed inclusive education initiatives and alternative access routes into the higher education landscape in the Republic of Ireland so that students with intellectual disabilities have meaningful post secondary opportunities available to them.

INHEF Values Statement

INCLUSION | EQUALITY | DIVERSITY | AUTONOMY | RESPECT | EQUITY

INHEF has been established by a handful of dedicated stakeholders who want to develop real and meaningful higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities across the Republic of Ireland. At the heart of this group of enthusiastic change-makers are the INHEF core values.

Latest News & Resources

College Awareness Week 2019 – Day #6 Maynooth University

College Awareness Week 2019 – Day #6 Maynooth University

College Awareness Week - Day #6 Maynooth University Inclusive Learning Initiative (Discontinued as of May 2018)The ILI was an access route and support system for students with intellectual disabilities in Maynooth University. The ILI supported students to take...

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Better Options 2019 [AHEAD]

Better Options 2019 [AHEAD]

Date:  18th November 2019Time: 10.00am-13.00pmVenue: Marino Institute of Education, Griffith Ave, Clontarf, Dublin, D09 R232Fee: It's free (also no registration needed)Better Options is a college fair for students with disabilities and specific learning difficulties...

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INHEF Launch

INHEF Launch

The Inclusive National Higher Education Forum [INHEF] was launched in Trinity College Dublin on Thursday, 10th October 2019. INHEF is Ireland’s first national forum dedicated to fostering a culture of inclusion amongst inclusive higher education providers by the development of post-secondary opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities.

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