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The potential and promise of participatory approaches: A case for developing child-centred inclusive education

UKFIET is one of the leading global conferences on international education and development. The theme of the conference this year was inclusive education systems. In this blog, Dr Stephen Thompson, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), explores the potential for participatory approaches to strengthen disability inclusive education. For the 2019 UKFIET […]

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Making disability heterogeneous in Pakistan: A Case for Using the Module on Child Functioning

This blog was written by Muhammad Afzan Munir, a social researcher who is currently working at ITA/ASER Pakistan as a Senior Research Analyst. For the 2019 UKFIET conference, 17 individuals, including Afzan, were provided with bursaries to assist them to participate and present at the conference. The researchers were asked to write a short piece […]

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Nafisa Baboo talks about Inclusive Education ‘Lost in Translation’ – Summary of UKFIET 2019 Opening Plenary Told in Tweets

Nafisa Baboo was our second keynote speaker in the opening plenary for the UKFIET 2019 conference. She is the Director on Inclusive Education for Light for the World, an international disability and development organisation (using the guiding principle of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, as well as the UN SDGs) […]

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Every Learner Matters: Unpacking the Learning Crisis for Children with Disabilities

This blog was written by Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo, Global Disability Advisor for the World Bank Group; Ola Abu Alghaib, Director of Global Influencing and Research for Leonard Cheshire; and Ruchi Singh, Disability-Inclusive Education Consultant with the World Bank Group. The authors will be running a Symposium at the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education systems […]

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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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