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

Inclusion Ireland Post School Options Webpage

Inclusion Ireland Post School Options Webpage

Launch of Inclusion Ireland's Post School Options Webpage by Simon Harris TD, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science.During the launch, you will find out more about this valuable resource which was developed after our...

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Guidance to an Independent Adult Life

Guidance to an Independent Adult Life

GUIDANCE MATTERS • ISSUE 6 • SUMMER 2021Published by the National Centre for Guidance in EducationIn this article, Des Aston of the Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities (TCPID), provides an insightful reflection on Post-School...

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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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