Coordination of the EU project "New Paths to Inclusion"


European Commission, Lifelong Learning Programme, Leonardo

Project role


  • to transfer new developments and experiences in Person Centred Planning from the United Kingdom to the vocational education and training as well as the service provider systems for people with disabilities in different European regions
  • to develop joint European quality criteria on training in Person Centred Planning
  • to develop and pilot an inclusive and modular vocational training curriculum and training course in Person Centred Planning
  • to set up national transfer platforms in the participating countries to promote a sustainable implementation and dissemination of project results


Within the project consortium consisting of 14 organisations from seven European countries queraum. cultural and social research is responsible for the European coordination.

The curriculum and training course are developed by a European Development Team (Julie Lunt, Oliver Koenig, Milena Johnova, Ines Boban and Stefan Doose) and evaluated by Andreas Hinz from the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg.

Project results are presented at the annual conference of Inclusion Europe „Europe in Action“ in May 2011 in Cyprus as well as on national dissemination events.

As an outcome of the project national Networks on Person Centred Planning are established in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. The Curriculum including a detailed Training Pack, many stories of experience and success of course participants and organisations, background information on Person Centred Planning, as well as the results of the accompanying research ("Training and Practice in Person Centred Planning: A European Perspective") can be found on the project website under

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