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Sink or Swim. Barriers for children with disabilities in European School System

Human Rights Watch; European Disability Forum, (2018)

This report found that while European Schools are paying increasing attention to inclusion, children with disabilities continued to face problems. They are rejected, pressured into changing schools, or are not provided with appropriate accommodations and support to allow them to learn and thrive in an inclusive environment.

Fair'n Square

Handicap International; UNICEF, (2018)

Accessed October 2018 The Information, Orientation and Social Support Service (SIOAS) reaches out to people with disabilities, mainly through its mobile teams, in 35 of the poorest neighborhoods in Maputo, Matola and Beira and will soon also be present in Tete and Nampula; these are five of the most populous urban centers in Mozambique. The SIOAS has a special focus on children. O Serviço de Informação, Orientação e Acompanhamento Social (SIOAS) abrange pessoas portadoras de deficiência, principalmente através das suas brigadas móveis, em 35 dos bairros mais pobres de Maputo, Matola e Beira e em breve também estará presente em Tete e Nampula; estes são cinco dos centros urbanos mais populosos de Moçambique. O SIOAS tem um foco especial em crianças.

“I Would Like To Go To School”. Barriers to Education for Children with Disabilities in Lebanon

Human Rights Watch, (2018)

This report finds that although Lebanese law bars schools from discriminating against children with disabilities, public and private schools exclude many children with disabilities. For those allowed to enroll, schools often lack reasonable accommodations, such as modifications to the classroom environment and curricula or teaching methods to address children’s needs. Schools also require the families of children with disabilities to pay extra fees and expenses that in effect are discriminatory.

Education and Disability

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organizations (UNESCO), (2017)

Accountability in education: meeting our commitments (GLOBAL EDUCATION MONITORING REPORT SUMMARY)

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), (2017)

The Education 2030 Incheon Declaration and Framework for Action specifies that the mandate of the Global Education Monitoring Report is to be ‘the mechanism for monitoring and reporting on SDG 4 and on education in the other SDGs’ with the responsibility to ‘report on the implementation of national and international strategies to help hold all relevant partners to account for their commitments as part of the overall SDG follow-up and review.’ It is prepared by an independent team hosted by UNESCO.

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