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Useful publications

Disability and Inclusive Development
Edited by Tanya Barron and Penny Amerena, 2007
This book calls for a change in international policy and practice to ensure inclusion and participation of disabled people in social, economic, community and political life. It includes a section on inclusive education.
Price £20. For details of how to order and pay, contact:
International Co-ordination Manager
Leonard Cheshire
30 Millbank
London SW1P 4QD
Tel: +44 (0) 207 802 8217
Fax: +44 (0)207 802 8250

Inclusion in Action: Report of an inclusive education workshop, Zanzibar, 7-10 February 2006
Activities used during the ‘Inclusion in Action’ workshop, Zanzibar, 7-10 February 2006
Ingrid Lewis/Atlas Alliance, 2007
These two reports describe a participatory workshop organised by Atlas Alliance. The first document details the main discussion points, including: what is inclusive education and how to identify barriers to inclusion and their solutions. The second report describes the methodology and activities used during the event. Both reports are available in English and Kiswahili.
Printed copies available from:
The Atlas Alliance
Schweigaardsgt 12
PO Box 9218 Grønland
0134 Oslo
Tel: +47 22 17 46 47
Fax: +47 23 16 35 95
Or download from EENET’s teacher education page.

Making a Difference: Training materials to promote diversity and tackle discrimination
Save the Children, 2005
This training manual aims to help development practitioners understand how discrimination impacts on the lives of children, and how they can plan their work in a way that embraces diversity. It contains many concepts and workshop activities that are useful when promoting non-discrimination and inclusion in education.
Available on CD-ROM from EENET, or download from:

Moving Away from Labels
This book looks at the differences between integrated education and inclusive education within India. Its objective is to help families and teachers at the grassroots level to include all children in their neighbourhood schools. The book is available in hard copy or electronic format. Prices: ‘e’-book – free (courier charge: Rs 250 within India or $10 outside India). Hard copy – Rs 500 plus 250 courier charge.
CBR Network (South Asia)
134,1st Block,6th Main BSK III Stage,
Bangalore 560085
Tel: + 91 80 26724273

Practical Tips for Teaching Large Classes: A teacher’s guide
UNESCO Bangkok, 2006
The guide aims to give teachers practical suggestions for teaching large classes successfully without compromising quality. It encourages the idea that a large class can be seen as a resource, not a challenge, to the teaching-learning process. It also encourages the use of child-centred and learner-friendly methods.
Download from:

Practising Gender Equality in Education
Sheila Aikman and Elaine Unterhalter, Oxfam, 2007
This book looks at key challenges in achieving gender equality in education and the need to work towards an equitable education system which allows all individuals, irrespective of gender, to develop their potential.
Price: £12.95
Available from:
PO Box 1496
Dorset BH12 3YD
Tel: +44 (0) 1202 712933
Fax: +44 (0) 1202 712930

Resource Centre Manual: How to set up and manage a resource centre
Healthlink Worldwide, 2003
The manual contains practical information on all aspects of setting up and managing a resource centre, e.g. planning, fundraising, finding a suitable location, collecting and organising materials, developing information services, and monitoring and evaluating the centre’s work. It includes information on how to use computers, get the most out of the Internet and select database software.
Available online:
Printed copies also available from:
Healthlink Worldwide
56-64 Leonard Street
London EC2A 4JX
Fax: +44 (0)20 7549 0241
Price: £15 developing countries, £25 other countries