Category Archives: Inclusion

Unlock education for everyone

By Tisha Verma, Save the Children 2019 is a critical year for children and young people everywhere. It’s critical in building a world where every child gets the chance to learn. The High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) in July in New York … Continue reading

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The GEM Report’s other new year’s resolutions in response to the consultation on the 2020 Report on inclusion

A new year, and an adjusted plan, this time thanks to the feedback provided during the consultation for the 2020 GEM Report on education and inclusion carried out during the second half of last year. No sooner has one GEM … Continue reading

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Displaced children with disabilities face overlapping barriers

The 2019 Global Education Monitoring Report launched two weeks ago, focuses on migration and displacement. In discussing displaced people with disabilities, it begins with a premise established by the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities that having an … Continue reading

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A teacher hero – making home-made desks for refugee children with disabilities

Rahman Hamdan is a teacher in an UNRWA school in Gaza who has made desks and chairs for children with disabilities. Often, physical barriers are enough for a child living with a disability to be turned away or to feel … Continue reading

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Announcing a new GEM Report Fellowship Programme

A new GEM Report Fellowship programme has just been launched thanks to the support of the Open Society Foundations. The Fellowship aims to strengthen the evidence base on comparative education. The first call for fellowships has just been put online … Continue reading

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Radwan: “My school said ‘We don’t want wheelchairs any more’”

Almost every country around the world has ratified the right to education, but yet many schools either refuse to enrol children with disabilities or are ill-equipped to cope with their needs. A recent report by Human Rights Watch which looked … Continue reading

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‘I feel left behind’ says Fred, a blind student from Malawi

Fred is a thirteen year old boy attending a primary school in Malawi, which is supported by Save the Children.  His story is one of many who are living with a disability and are coping with the challenges that this … Continue reading

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