– East Asia Seminar on CRPD implementation and civil society – On the 20 & 21 February, the Zero Project was in Tokyo, Japan to talk about the CRPD implementation and the role of civil society. The event was organised by NAGASE Osamu, from the research Center for Ars Vivendi of Ritsumeikan University & the Professor […]
ICEVI, the International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment from India, and an Innovative Practice 2016, has a published Guidelines to implement Inclusive Education. ICEVI, International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment – implementation guidelines
Following three years of research and planning a global initiative was launched by ICEVI in partnership with the World Blind Union to reach the 4 million blind and low vision children throughout the developing world who have no access to education. The project is currently working with and through government and non-government organizations in 20 developing countries to provide guidelines, accessible teaching and learning materials, access to appropriate ICT and provision of capacity building programs for teachers and parents to promote inclusive education for these children.
INEE Minimum Standards for Education: Preparedness, Response, Recovery and INEE Toolkit
Education during emergency situations provides physical, psychosocial, and cognitive protection that can sustain lives. Thanks to the INEE Minimum Standards for Education, which articulate the minimum level of educational quality and access, including for all children with disabilities, the provision of education in emergencies became mandatory worldwide in 2010.
The three-week Women’s Institute on Leadership and Disability (WILD) program of Mobility International USA (MIUSA) has trained more than 200 women with disabilities from over 80 countries on strategies for improving the lives of women and girls with disabilities. Utilizing the innovative WILD strategy to move from exclusion to “infiltration” they have formed partnerships with development organizations and governments.
A Microboard is a small group of family and friends who join a person with disabilities to create a non-profit organization so as to support the person to create the life he or she envisions. The network enhances supports that may previously have been solely the responsibility of parents or other relatives.