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An inclusive response to COVID-19: Education for children with disabilities

This blog was written by Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo, Global Disability Advisor, World Bank and originally published on the Global Partnership for Education website on 11 May 2020. What if the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic served as an opportunity to re-think how emergency education planning can be inclusive of children with disabilities? Isn’t this global crisis presenting a […]

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Tackling inequity in education during and after COVID-19

This blog was written by Hanna Alasuutari, Global Thematic Lead of Inclusive Education and Education Specialist in the Education Global Practice of the World Bank. It was originally published on the World Bank Education for Global Development blog on 20 April 2020. Learning has been disrupted for more than 1.5 billion children and youth by […]

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Connect and adapt to learn and live: Deaf education in Sri Lanka

This blog was written by Thilanka Wijesinghe, a doctoral student at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge and a member of Cambridge Network for Disability and Education Research (CaNDER) and REAL Centre. She is also a Lecturer at the Department of Disability Studies, University of Kelaniya in Sri Lanka. This blog is part of […]

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Creating an inclusive school environment: special educational needs and disability

This blog was written by Phil Dexter, previously Senior Consultant, Education at the British Council and now a freelance education consultant and highlights some key activities taking place around the world to address inclusion related to special educational needs and disability. Further information on each programme can be found in the British Council publication: Creating […]

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Turning Global Disability Summit promises into reality

This Opinion Piece was written by Professor Nidhi Singal and Anderson Gitonga and also published on the Impact Initiative website on 23 July 2019. A year ago, the UK Department for International Development (DFID), together with the International Disability Alliance and the Government of Kenya, hosted the first ever Global Disability Summit in London. Big […]

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