Category: Education and Disabilities

Being a teacher with disabilities: Experiences from across five countries

Debates on inclusive education tend to overlook the need for diversity in the education workforce, particularly in relation to employment of teachers with disabilities in mainstream schools. The Education Commission’s 2019 Transforming the Education Workforce report highlighted, ‘inequities in the workforce itself are rarely recognized or addressed in the design,… Read More

Notions around a “Successful Woman with Disabilities”: Exploring voices of girls in Nepal, Malawi and Uganda

Aspirations, hopes and dreams for the future can be important predictors for achieving financial and other success in adulthood. For girls with disabilities, socially constructed beliefs on gender and disabilities may negatively impact attributes such as self-efficacy, aspirations for the future and conceptualisations of success. Yet, few studies have explored… Read More