Archive | Education and Disabilities

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Tracking the educational progress of children with disabilities

This blog was written by Dr Ricardo Sabates and Dr Nidhi Singal from the Faculty of Education and members of the Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre, University of Cambridge. They would like to thank the ASER Pakistan team, especially Baela Raza Jamil, Sahar Saeed and Afzan Munir. Regular monitoring of children’s school […]

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Photo credit: DFID - UK Department for International Development

Disability and Data: Need for Numbers and Narratives

By Nidhi Singal, 1st August 2018.  This blog was originally posted on the Washington Group website. At the Global Disability Summit, Ministers of Education and international donors such as DFID, UNICEF and the World Bank made commitments to collect data using questions developed by the Washington Group on Disability Statistics. This is something that needs to be celebrated. […]

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Raising the profile of inclusive education at the Global Disability Summit, July 2018

This blog was written by Jacqui Mattingly, Principal Education Adviser at Education Development Trust, and first published here on 2 August 2018. She has authored a trilogy of research reports looking at the right to education for children with disabilities in Rwanda, Madagascar and Comoros in support of an overall study of the situation across […]

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Children looking at a globe of the world in a classroom at school. Education in Guinea is free and designed to be compulsory for children aged between seven and 13. Credit: Giacomo Pirozzi/Panos.

Statement for Action for Global Disability Summit: transforming education for children and youth with disabilities

This blog was co-authored by Elizabeth Tofaris, REAL Centre, University of Cambridge, and Sandra Baxter, Institute of Development Studies, both for the Impact Initiative. In the lead up to the Global Disability Summit in London on 24 July 2018, a group of 31 donor agencies, international NGOs, research organisations and global education networks have produced […]

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Future directions in Disability and Education

Future directions in Disability and Education: Rights, Resources and Research

As political leaders and civil society gather at the Oslo Education and Development Summit, people with disabilities, advocates, and researchers will be watching closely. How will leaders at the Summit take forward promises made at the World Education Forum in Incheon, South Korea in May, notably to focus ‘efforts on the most disadvantaged, especially those […]

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