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Inclusive Schools & Community Support Programmes 1996-1997 (1999)

This UNESCO project is a follow-up to the Salamanca conference in 1994. The report covers the first phase of the project, which is expected to run until 2001. It details initiatives taking place in 18 countries, 14 of which are in Africa.

Available free from: UNESCO, Special Needs Education, 7 Place de Fontenoy, 75352 Paris 07 SP, France. Fax: +33 1 45 68 56 26 Email: . Web site:

Welcoming Schools: Students with disabilities in regular schools (1999)

This is about communities, teachers and children working together to minimise barriers to learning and promote inclusion of all children in school. It is the voices of teachers from 15 schools, each in a different country, who have shared their experiences and classroom practices.

Available free from UNESCO.

Salamanca – Five Years On (1999)

This is a review of international developments in moving towards more inclusive education systems and UNESCO’s contribution to this development.

Available free from UNESCO.

Managing Innovation in Inclusive Education – a video for headteachers (1999)

This video has been prepared to support initiatives for developing inclusive practices in Romanian schools. It focuses specifically on the issue of managing school development.

Available in English from UNICEF, Str Olari No 23, Bucharest 2, Romania.

Fax: +40 1 252 5750

Index for Inclusion: Developing learning and participation in schools (2000)

This is a set of materials to guide schools through a process of inclusive school development.

It has been produced by CSIE in collaboration with the Centre for Educational Needs, Manchester, and the Centre for Educational Research, Canterbury. It is the result of 3 years of action research.

Price: £24.50 inc p&p

Available from the Centre for Studies on Inclusive Education (CSIE), 1 Redland Close, Elm Lane, Redland, Bristol BS6 6UE, UK Tel: +44 (0) 117 923 8450 Fax: +44 (0)117 923 8460

Education Now: Break the cycle of poverty (1999)

This report was written as part of Oxfam International’s Education Now Campaign. It looks at the benefits of basic education to people living in poverty. It charts the failure of governments and international bodies to meet the agreed targets on education. It concludes with an action plan on policy and funding reform.

Available free from Oxfam, or from:

Debt and Education (1999) & The IMF: Wrong diagnosis, wrong medicine (1999)

These booklets have also been written as part of the Education Now campaign.

Available from: Oxfam International, 274 Banbury Road, Oxfam OX2 7DZ, UK.

Tel: +44 (0)1865 31 22 70 Fax: +44 (0)1865 31 22 45 Email:

The State of the World’s Children: Education 1999

Carol Bellamy, UNICEF

This report highlights the fact that 130 million in the ‘developing’ world are denied the right to formal education – almost two thirds of them are girls.

Available from: UNICEF, 3 UN Plaza, New York, NY10017, USA

Teacher Orientation to Early Childhood Disability: Facilitating the Training of Pre-school Teachers in Handling the Child with a Disability – a video and manual

Price US$35 plus 15% of total order for shipping and handling.

This and other videos on disability for community groups are available from: 3D Projects, 14 Monk Street, Spanish Town, St Catherine, Jamaica Fax: +809 984 7808 Cheques should be made payable to 3D Projects.

From Exclusion to Inclusion: A case of children with mental retardation in Kokebe Tsebah primary School in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (1999)

Dr GHT Bogale Published by Save the Children Sweden Eastern and Central Africa Office, Ethiopia.

Available from: Save the Children Sweden, 10788 Stockholm, Sweden Fax: +46 8698 9012

Disability, Human Rights and Education: Cross Cultural Perspectives

Felicity Armstrong & Len Barton (eds) 1999

ISBN: 0335 20457 0 Price: £17.99

This book challenges the assumption that ‘West is best’ and everywhere else is ‘backward and inferior’. Zimbabwe, Pakistan, Bangladesh, China and Sweden are some of the countries featured.

Available from: Marston Book Services, PO Box 269, Abingdon, Oxon, OX14 4YN, UK

Fax: +44 (0)1235 465555 Email: .

Disability and Development: Learning from Action Research on Disability in the Majority World. (1999)

Emma Stone (ed)

ISBN: 0-952840-3-2 Price: £15.99 + £1.50 p&p

This book considers the issues raised when western ideas and practices migrate to the majority world. There are 15 contributions from disabled activists, practitioners and researchers. Subjects include: inclusive education, CBR, disabled people’ organisations and disability research.

Available from: The Disability Press, The Department of Sociology and Social Policy, The University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT Cheques payable to ‘The University of Leeds’.

Fax: +44 (0)113 233 4415

Including Disabled People in Everyday Life (1999)

Hazel Jones An SCF publication

Price: £9.95 & £1.50 p&p ISBN: 1 841870 08 0

This practical video and publication is based on a series of workshops developed by Save the Children as part of its community-based disability activities in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Available from Karen Wyatt, Save the Children Publications Sales, 17 Grove Lane, London SE5 8RD Tel: +44 (0)220 7716 2138 Fax: +44 (0)20 7703 2278

Children’s Rights: Reality or Rhetoric (1999)

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: The First 10 Years

The situation of children in 25 countries is examined under 4 key issues: sexual exploitation; juvenile justice; displacement; education.

Price: £9.95 ISBN: 2 940217 09 2

Available from SCF Publications

Whose Voice is it Anyway? Talking to Disabled Young People at School (1999)

A Project of the Alliance for Inclusive Education by Christine Wilson & Rowen Jade

Price: £12 inc p&p (print or disc) The summary version costs £3 and is also available on braille and tape.

This project was carried out by two disabled researchers who asked young people in both special and mainstream schools about their lives.

Available from: The Alliance for Inclusive Education, Unit 2, 70 South Lambeth Road, London SW8 1RL Tel: +44 (0)20 7735 5277 Fax: +44 (0)20 7735 3828