8 results

What evidence is there for the benefits of flexible and adaptive curricula in inclusive education?

Education
Equity Depth Local Relevance Feasibility
Recommendations
Adapt curricula and teaching methods to facilitate inclusive education
Community awareness raising to break down negative perceptions.
Generate greater awareness of assistive technology and its benefits among teachers, students and parents.
Make assistive technology affordable and develop a knowledge base
Adaptations of minor characteristics of certain sports

What works to eliminate stigma as a barrier to educational outcomes for children and youth with disabilities?

Education
Stigma
Equity Depth Local Relevance Feasibility
Recommendations
Active involvement of children and youth with disabilities and caregivers in the development, delivery and testing of stigma-reduction interventions
Multi-level and evidence-based stigma-reduction interventions in LMIC addressing a wide variety of stigma need to be developed.
Stronger evaluation of promising multi-level stigma-reduction interventions adapted towards children and youth with disabilities in LMICs.
Educators to be trained in the detection and delivery of appropriate stigma-reduction intervention strategies for children and youth with disabilities.

How can we overcome issues of access to digital learning for primary school learners with disabilities in LMICs during Covid-19?

Education
Equity Depth Local Relevance Feasibility
Recommendations
The content of digital learning resources should be relevant to the diverse needs of primary school learners with disabilities in LMICs.
Data connectivity and affordability should be improved for primary school learners with disabilities in LMICs.
Introduce clear guidelines for coordinating disability-inclusive digital learning in primary schools using multiple delivery channels.
Invest in research on access to and the effectiveness of blended learning (digital instructions and non-digital packages) for primary school learners with disabilities.

What works to support girls with disabilities reaching and staying in school?

Education
Cross-cutting
Recommendations
Generate better evidence on what works to improve outcomes for children with disabilities overall, and disaggregate this by gender
Collect more nuanced data on barriers to education among girls with disabilities in specific settings
Prioritise inclusive and safe sexual and reproductive health support for girls with disabilities in schools
Involve boys and men in supporting girls with disabilities accessing school
Think beyond primary education, to support girls with disabilities through to meaningful livelihoods and to mitigate against risk of violence
Harmonise indicators and outputs to build national baselines and monitor change over time

What evidence is there for the benefits of inclusive education for children without disabilities?

Education
Equity Depth Local Relevance Feasibility
Recommendations
Ministries of Education should be responsible for the education of all children and inclusive education reform
Raise community awareness of benefits for students without disabilities
Teachers in LMICs need to receive training in special needs education including the benefits inclusive education can bring to students without disabilities
More evidence is needed to understand what impact inclusive education can have on children without disabilities socially and academically in LMICs

What works to improve educational outcomes of children with disabilities in school?

Education
Recommendations
More evidence is needed if we are to understand how, and for whom, inclusive education works in LMIC, particularly in relation to academic achievement.
More evidence is needed regarding educational outcomes of children with disabilities in response to various interventions, as these are seldom measured in LMIC.
Integrating best practices from rehabilitation and special education needs to be facilitated in low-resource settings.
We need to involve parents in educational interventions.

How do we ensure that children with disabilities are not bullied in school?

Stigma
Education
Recommendations
Inclusive education settings need universal interventions.
Schools for children with disabilities can include targeted prevention interventions to reduce perpetration and victimisation.
Educators need capacity development in order to help prevent and respond to bullying.
Interventions need to be multicomponent and address the systemic roots of victimisation.