The exclusion or marginalisation of certain groups has occurred for as long as societies have existed. The overriding global thrust is - and has always been - to enable every individual to actively participate to their full potential and create stronger, more inclusive societies, regardless of people’s backgrounds, demographics or specific characteristics.

The Social Inclusion Educational Model helps us to build a deeper understanding of exclusion, the groups that are often excluded, the impact of this and the strength and power achieved through inclusive practice. Introducing simple tools and ideas, and sharing innovative practices, this module supports Sport for All organisations to lead with way with inclusive practice and support both individuals and organisations reach their full potential.


Understanding Social Inclusion

Barriers to Social Inclusion

Grounds for Social Exclusion

Benefits of an Inclusive Society

Global State of Play

European State of Play

Social Inclusion and the SDGs ​

Relationship between Sport for All and Social Inclusion​

Leaders in the field

Relevant case studies and good practices



Tolerance/Inclusion/Representation/Integration/Designing/Building Inclusive Sport Organisations/Equality/Equity/Support for unprivileged target groups/Targeted activities /Accessibility of sport facilities and activities/Social Cohesion/Ethics and Fair Play/Discrimination/Racism/Sexism/Ageism/Xenophobia/Homophobia/Para Sport/Ableism