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Do you know a champion in inclusion and education?

Help us by nominating those who you believe deserve recognition The 2020 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report due out next March will cover inclusion in education, addressing all those at risk of exclusion from education because of gender, sexual orientation, … 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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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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New statement on framing and measuring inequalities in education

By Aaron Benavot, Director of the EFA Global Monitoring Report, and Silvia Montoya, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics. As reported in a previous series on this blog site, a two day workshop with 40 attendees was organized by … Continue reading

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