The Right to Education for Persons with Disabilities: Towards Inclusion
A Flagship under the Education for All Programme
CRPD Article 24
CALL FOR PARTNERS: MEETING 20 MAY 2011, UNESCO HQ, PARIS0
Persons with disabilities remain the most marginalised in education, EFA fails to realise the Right to Education defined in the UN Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Read more...
EFA - Global Monitoring Report 2010
"Reaching the marginalized" is now available. More.
Conventions, recommendations and declarations
The material data-base includes now links to relevant UN conventions, recommendations and declarations related to inclusive education.
Find E-flag News December 2009 from here (Word document 90 kb).
A regional workshop in Chile
A regional workshop in Latin America on implementing inclusive policies for assessing achievements towards EFA was held
in November 18-20, 2009 in Santiago de Chile, Chile.
Global conference on inclusive education, Salamanca, Spain, October 21-23 2009
57 countries participated in the conference. They adopted the Salamance conference resolution that
A new UNESCO publication: Policy Guidelines on Inclusion in Education
UNESCO video A World For Inclusion
The video is available from the internet site of the University of Jyväskylä (Finland) for all interested with multiple subtitle languages. Find the site from here.
Community Based Rehabilitation
The first Asia-Pacific CBR congress was held in Bangkok, Thailand (18-20 February 2009). There were over 700 participants (see a photo). Today CBR has to do much with
education, see the CBR-matrix. CBR implementors have established networks for partnerships.
Staff changes in secretariat
Ms. Mari Koistinen (Fidida) returned to and Ms. Jill Van den Brule left the secretariat.
The contents of this web-site were developed under a support from the Finnish Ministry
for Foreign Affairs (MFA) for the Flagship initiative "The right to
education for persons with disabilities: Towards inclusion" of UNESCO advancing
the Education For All programme. The contents do not necessarily represent the policy
of the UNESCO, MFA, University of Jyväskylä, and FIDIDA, and you should not