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

Blossom Ireland: New Assertiveness Course

Blossom Ireland: New Assertiveness Course

New Assertiveness Course starting on 17 May 2021Open to young people with intellectual disabilities aged 15 to 25.Learn how to speak up about yourself.Learn online and during weekly group Meet-ups.Have a Champion by your side to support you during the...

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Skills for Life Virtual Open Day (Tralee, Co. Kerry)

Skills for Life Virtual Open Day (Tralee, Co. Kerry)

Wednesday 27th of January 202111 am - 12 pm Are you finishing school in 2021? Would you like to know more about the skills for life rehabilitative training programme located in the Munster Technological University campus Tralee and run by Saint...

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The Power of Disability

The Power of Disability

AHEAD and the Union of Students in Ireland are happy to present the Power of Disability Conference 2021, kindly supported by the Higher Education Authority.This two day event will include discussions,...

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