IEI Research Exchange Workshop Series: Final Workshop

Inclusive Education Initiative Research Exchange: Researching Disability Inclusive Education in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia "Unpacking Barriers, Realizing Enablers, and Exploring Solutions"

Date: Sep 30 2021

Time: to ET



Unpacking barriers, realizing enablers & exploring solutions

7:00-9:30 AM (ET) | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (GMT) |  1:00 - 2:30 PM (SAST) |  4:45 PM- 7:15 PM (NPT)

The Inclusive Education Initiative, in partnership with the University of Cambridge, University of Gondar, and Kathmandu University is hosting a workshop series which will bring researchers and academics from Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia together and provide a platform to share perspectives on the disability-inclusive education research priorities in their regions. The workshop series will: 

  • Identify the research priorities in the field of disability-inclusive education and their potential contributions.
  • Understand the challenges faced by the Southern scholars while researching and publishing on disability-inclusive education.
  • Promote the visibility of Southern scholarship.  
  • Promote collaboration and build alliances amongst universities in the Sub-Saharan African and South Asian Regions. 

This fourth and final workshop will take place on Thursday, September 30th from 7-9:30 am ET which will bring all participants from the three previous workshops (East and Southern Africa, West and Central Africa, and South Asia) together for the regional exchange of ideas. 

The agenda is as follows:

  • Overview of IEI Research Exchange Workshop Series
  • Opening Remarks from Prof. Nidhi Singal
  • Session: Commonalities and Differences in Experience: Conducting Disability Inclusion Research across Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia
  • Session: Community of Practice Engagement
  • Session: Fireside Chat with donors and research organizations
  • Session: Collaboration and Engagement Moving Forward

Please see the full agenda at the following link: Agenda

Please find presentations and reports which have guided the workshop series below:

Please find summary reports and visual notes at the following link: 

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