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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

Introducing EENET’s Arabic Language Community Facilitator
My name is Ayman Qwaider. I am the Arabic Language Community Facilitator for the global Enabling Education Network (EENET). A bit about me I completed my Masters degree in Peace, Conflict and Development Studies from The University of Jaume I, Spain in 2011. As a person born and raised in the Gaza Strip, Palestine, I … Continue reading Introducing EENET’s Arabic Language Community Facilitator

Don’t hide your documents on the internet
A blog by Christopher Chiwalo, teacher, Malawi and Ingrid Lewis, EENET. As one of the regular readers and a beneficiary of EENET’s printed materials, I wish to express my views on why donors should support the printing and distribution of EENET’s materials. First, there are network problems in remote areas since network providers shun these … Continue reading Don’t hide your documents on the internet

Respect for education in development
A blog by: Ingrid Lewis, Managing Director, EENET. In my last blog I reflected on the tendency within inclusive education and international development programmes to view teachers as programmable machines rather than as adult learners. This dehumanising of teachers inevitably leads to inappropriate approaches to teacher education and thus to limited change in teaching practice. … Continue reading Respect for education in development

Teachers are adult learners, not machines!
A blog by: Ingrid Lewis, Managing Director, EENET. Training teachers to be inclusive is a growing industry. NGOs, UN agencies, governments and consultancy businesses around the world are involved. The majority of work so far focuses on in-service training – aiming to bring new ideas and skills to existing teachers. Happily, there is also growing … Continue reading Teachers are adult learners, not machines!

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