Michelle Proyer (University of Vienna, Austria), Deputy Link Convenor since 2018, took over as Link Convenor from Fabio Dovigo (Aarhus University, Denmark) after ECER 2022.
"Expanding the debate on inclusive education: How can we overcome competing tensions in the global education agenda?"
A Network Project already planned and approved in 2018 with the title "Forced Migration and the Global Education 2030 Agenda: From educational research to policy and practice” had to be postponed due to the Brexite and Covid 19 crisis. The Preseminar of ECER 2021 in Geneva is a collaboration of the EERA Networks 04, 07 and 20.
Over three mornings (26-28 August)Network 04 offered presentations of papers, posters and symposia submitted to ECER 2020.Three parallel sessions addressing various topics related to inclusive education were held every morning, followed by a Network Business Meeting on Friday.
NW 04 offered the special call at ECER 2019: Inclusion at risk: Working with vulnerable students in challenging educational environments.
Fabio Dovigo (Aarhus University, Denmark) and Michelle Proyer (University of Vienna, Austria) took over from Liz Todd and Katja Petry as new Link Convenor/Deputy Link Convenor after ECER 2018.
NW 04 offered a one-day seminar "Enhancing Teacher Education for Inclusion in Europe: Current challenges and future directions" seminar which brought together early career and established European academics to share current research and establish new collaborations.
NW 04 organised a seminar "Challenges and Opportunities in Education for Refugees in Europe – A review of European Research and Good Practices" EERA provided funds for accomodation and subsitence for speakers.
Gottfried Biewer (2015 - 2016) and Katja Petry (from 2015 - 2018) acted as Deputy Link Convenors.
In 2014 Liz Todd was elected Link Convenor in Network 4.
From 2009 - 2013 Sip Jan Phil served as Link Convenor for Network 4.
Since 2002 Julie Allan acted as Link Convenor for network 4.
In 2000 the title of the network changed into 'Inclusive Education'.
The research network was established in 1996 under Dr. Hugh Gash as Link convenor.