Words for Inclusion

The blog platform of the Inclusive Education Initiative

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    Making Assessments More Accessible for Children with Disabilities

    This blog was written by Veronica Stapleton, Sightsavers, and published on the Sightsavers website in February 2023. Together with partners, we’ve adapted a key evaluation tool to support young children with disabilities. The International Development…

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    Falling Short: Not Including Children with Intellectual Disabilities in School Hurts All Children

    This blog was originally posted on Global Partnership for Education on February 16, 2023 by Jacqueline Jodl, Special Olympics International  Many education systems have made strides in integrating educational settings, but too many children with…

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    Measuring inclusive teaching practices that support learning for all

    This blog was originally posted on World Bank Blogs |JANUARY 26, 2023 By ANA TERESA DEL TORO MIJARES; EMMA CARTER; CARLA AGUSTINA FROY; EZEQUIEL MOLINA   We currently face an unprecedented global learning crisis. School closures due to the COVID-19…

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    Setting Up a Disability-Inclusive Curriculum

    Six strategies for making people with disabilities a part of your students’ diverse learning experiences. This blog was originally posted on edutopia By Nikhil Kishore, Carl Cooper on January 20, 2022   As a person with a disability, I (Nikhil) have…

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    Counting children with disabilities starts with changing minds

    This blog was originally posted on UNICEF Data Blog on 22 December, 2022 By Claudia Cappa, Mahwish Khan, Archana Dwivedi For too long, children with disabilities have been stigmatized and prevented from participating fully in society. Paradoxically,…

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    Not All Disabilities are Visible

    This blog was originally posted on World Vision Stories on November 7, 2022 By Edward Winter, Senior Technical Advisor for Gender Equality and Social Inclusion   The recent ‘Leave No Girls Behind’[1] publication from the FCDO highlighted the issue of…

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    Leveraging Innovation to improve Inclusive Education in Low Resource Contexts

    This blog was originally posted on LinkedIn Pulse by Deborah Brown Majekodunmi on December 3, 2022 According to WHO’s report, 80% of persons with disabilities live in low and middle-income countries, often with a high rate of school-aged people out of…

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    Syria: A promising future for Ameer

    To help children with disabilities access education in Syria, GPE and UNICEF supported non-formal education programs that helped reach hundreds of them. Ameer, who was born blind, shares his journey to education. Thi blog was originally posted on…

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    Deaf Children and Mental Health: The Challenges and how we’re Tackling Them

    This blog was originally posted on Global Partnership for Education on November 01, 2022 by Joanna Clark, Deaf Child Worldwide  Read how Deaf Child Worldwide is working to provide better emotional wellbeing support to deaf children and young people in…

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    Transforming Learning for Children with Disabilities in Sierra Leone’s most Remote Communities

    Read how simple interventions through psychosocial support are having a life-changing effect on the education of children with disabilities in remote communities in Sierra Leone. This blog was originally posted on Global Partnership for Education on…

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