Sofia, Bulgaria

DISES International Round Table | June 25 - 30, 2017

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Sofia 2017 DISES 

June 25th-30th, 2017

Including All Children in a Changing World

You are invited to the 2017 DISES Roundtable in Sofia, offering a variety of professional activities focused on inclusive education in challenging contexts, including opportunities to:

  • Meet and learn from Bulgarian educators working collaboratively to implement inclusive educational practices in schools in Sofia and outlying areas.
  • Explore the challenges facing established Roma populations in Bulgaria.
  • Learn about the educational issues associated with refugee migration from global conflict zones
  • Share effective teaching practices with Bulgarian teachers working to make their schools more inclusive and supportive

Come and engage — with our roundtable presenters from 12 different countries as they share their work related to our theme on the following topics:

  • Innovative and collaborative pedagogical practices for educators working in challenging global environments
  • Advocacy and policy development in support of the human rights of special needs populations and their families
  • Research and scholarship in international special needs and inclusive education




Dr. Eileen Raymond
(Roundtable Chair)
Email: raymoneb@potsdam.eduaaa

Dr. Tom Gumpel
(DISES Executive Director)


Iva Boneva
(Executive Director)

Dimitar Lazarov
(Strategies, Policies and Programmes Director)

Roundtable Venue

The 2017 DISES International Round Table will take place on 25-30 June 2017 in Arena di Serdica Residence Hotel, Sofia, Bulgaria.  Centrally located in downtown Sofia, the five-star Arena di Serdica Residence Hotel is an elegant modern facility, which hosts one of Sofia’s most precious treasures – the remains of the roman Amphitheatre of Ancient Serdica, which date back to the III-IV century. Next to Sofia’s main cultural sights and institutions, the Arena di Serdica Hotel offers the perfect setting for both business and leisure.

Address: 2 Budapeshta St., Sofia







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