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Schools are re-opening – but this is not the end of learning at home
Author: Ingrid Lewis This is a presentation given at a webinar for GIZ Jordan, July 2020.   What is this presentation about? Inclusive education is not just about schools. Genuinely inclusive education systems look at a continuum of learning experiences and support, from home and community, to non-formal settings, through to formal education institutions. Often, … Continue reading Schools are re-opening – but this is not the end of learning at home

A life-saving message from Aytan, age 6, in Syria
This short video was recorded by a 6-year old Syrian student, Aytan. She is a 1st-grade student living in the Syrian capital of Damascus. Like her peers, Aytan lives every day with the unfolding news around the COVID19 pandemic worldwide. She is determined to help stop the spread of the virus. Aytan, with support from her … Continue reading A life-saving message from Aytan, age 6, in Syria

Climate change – rethinking the way we work
By Rachel Bowden with Juliette Myers and Anise Waljee. I spent most of last week in a hipster co-working space in Berlin, designing a training course with a team of Syrian development professionals. Next week, the team will lead the training from Berlin, over the internet, in Arabic. Facilitators in Syria will help to guide … Continue reading Climate change – rethinking the way we work

Toy design and inclusive play
By: Sandrine Bohan-Jacquot Design workshop At the start of 2019 I was incredibly lucky to be one of the 23 participants attending the 18th International Creativity workshop on ‘Toy Design and Inclusive Play’ in Berlin, Germany. Participants came from Belgium, Colombia, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, Kenya, Lithuania, Philippines, Russia, Thailand, Uganda, USA, Zimbabwe. You can … Continue reading Toy design and inclusive play

Mental health and inclusive education
By Ingrid Lewis and Laura Davidson. (This blog is also available in Arabic) Mental health is not given enough attention within the field of inclusive education. This must change. Adhi and Rahina’s experiences* Adhi lives in Indonesia. His father left the family last year when Adhi was 9. No one knows where he went. Adhi’s … Continue reading Mental health and inclusive education

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