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Useful Publications

Open File on Inclusive Education: Support Materials for Managers and Administrators (2001) UNESCO
This new resource addresses assessment, professional development, the role of families and communities, and the development of an inclusive curriculum.

Understanding and Responding to Children’s Needs in Inclusive Classrooms: A Guide for Teachers (2001) UNESCO
This guide provides practical information about teaching children with particular difficulties in learning.

Deafness: A guide for parents, teachers and community workers
This short and simply written UNESCO publication helps to demystify deafness and sign language. It is accompanied by a video, filmed primarily in Uganda, but with some footage of inclusive practice in Lesotho.

Including the Excluded: Meeting Diversity in Education – Example from Uganda & Example from Romania (2001) UNESCO
All these UNESCO documents are available from:
Combating Exclusion through Education
Division of Basic Education
7 Place de Fontenoy
75352 Paris 07 SP
Tel: +33 1 45 68 11 95
Fax: +33 1 45 68 56 27

The Peace Kit: 247 Activities for Primary Schools. B Stebbing & P Hobley-Pacey UNESCO (2000)
The Peace Kit was inspired by the UNESCO Peace Pack, developed in Paris in 1998. It has been developed to meet the needs of primary education in Zimbabwe to promote tolerance, cooperation, compassion, flexibility and responsibility through the education system. 2001-2010 has been declared the International Decade for the Culture of Peace.
ISBN: 92-9124-012-8
UNESCO Sub-Regional Office for Southern Africa,
PO Box HG435 Highlands,

Lessons: Basic Education in Rural Africa. I Hestad & M Focas-Licht (2002)
This beautifully illustrated book (see front cover) tells the story of SC’s experience of promoting education in remote rural areas in Zambia, Uganda and Ethiopia.
Save the Children Norway,
PO Box 6902,
St Olav’s plass,
0130 Norway
Fax: +47 22 99 08 60

Getting Better All the Time: a Self-Help Guide to Evaluation Alice Bradley (2001)
This is a simply-written, illustrated guide to evaluation.
Leonard Cheshire International (LCI)
30 Millbank,
London, SW1P 4QD
Tel: +44 (0)207 802 8200
Fax: +44 (0)207 802 8275

In Safe Hands: A Resource and Training Pack to support work with young refugee children (2001)
This is a practical tool to enable schools to create a positive and responsive environment for young refugee children and their families. It was developed by Save the Children-UK in collaboration with the Refugee Council (UK).
Cost: £20 & 2.50 P&P (UK)
Available from: Save the Children Publications,
c/o Plymbridge Distributors Ltd,
Estover Road,
Plymouth, PL6 7PY.
Tel: +44 (0)1752 202301
Fax: +44 (0)1752 202333

Children & Participation: Research, Monitoring and Evaluation with Children and Young People (2000)
The purpose of this publication is to guide readers to the sources of information on participatory project work and involving children in advocacy or policy work.
Available from: SC-UK’s Development Dialogue Team
Save the Children
17 Grove Lane,
London SE5 8RD.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7703 5400 ext: 2565
Fax: +44 (0)20 7708 2508

Children’s Participation – Evaluating Effectiveness PLA Notes 42, October 2001
This special edition of Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) Notes, produced by the International Institute for Environment and Development (iied), focuses on experiences from Nepal, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Indonesia and Yemen. It examines some of the risks and benefits of children’s participation in community programmes.
Further copies can be obtained from the address below or can be ordered online at, quoting order code 9113IIED.
Price: US$18.00 per copy plus US$5.00 shipping UK / US$6.00 Europe / US$10.00 Outside Europe.
Order Department,
EarthPrint Ltd
P.O. Box 119,
Hertfordshire SG1 4TP,
Tel: +44 1438 748 111
Fax: +44 1438 748 844