Keywords: Inclusive schools, low-income country, teacher training, international development aid funding
Humanity & Inclusion (APPLEH)
|Name of Organisation||Humanite & Inclusion SENEGAL|
|Type of organisation||Local branch of international NGO|
|Funding model||Humanity & Inclusion (former Handicap International), with financial backing from the French Development Agency (AFD)|
APPLEH has allowed for the putting in place of a framework of concertation bringing together all the partners involved in the field of inclusive education, the launch of the process of drawing up a national policy on inclusive education, the putting in place of a training mechanism that has allowed for the training of 1,394 teachers, including 228 women.
Persons with disabilities, notably the Women’s Committee of the Senegalese Federation of Persons with Disabilities (CF/FSAPH) have taken part throughout the process: raising the awareness of parents of the right to education and the advantages of inclusive education, and the identification of children with disabilities of school age.