Mel Ainscow is internationally recognized as an authority on the promotion of inclusion and equity in education. A long-term consultant to UNESCO, Mel is currently working to promote equity and inclusion globally. He is also a consultant to an initiative organised by the Organization of American States, which is supporting national developments in nine Latin American countries. Mel led the Greater Manchester Challenge a three-year project that involved a partnership between national government, ten local authorities, 1,150 schools and many other stakeholders, and had a government investment of around £50 million. In addition to his post at Glasgow, Mel is Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Manchester, Adjunct Professor at Queensland University of Technology and Honorary Professor of Practice at University of Wales Trinity Saint David. He has published extensively in practitioner and international research journals. In the Queen’s 2012 New Year Honours list he was made a CBE for services to education.
Ainscow, M. (2020) Inclusion and equity in education: making sense of global challenges. Prospects. doi: 10.1007/s11125-020-09506-w. (Early Online Publication)
Ainscow, M. (2020) Promoting inclusion and equity in education: lessons from international experiences. Nordic Journal of Studies in Educational Policy, 6(1), pp. 7-16. doi: 10.1080/20020317.2020.1729587