Technical Learning Series: Disability-Inclusive Education in Africa

September 04-October 02, 2018

In-person Workshop: October 23-25, 2018 – Nairobi, Kenya at Radisson Blu, Upper Hill, Nairobi Kenya


Photo by Jenny Matthews / Leonard Cheshire Disability

The World Bank, UNICEF, and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) are pleased to invite you to participate in a webinar series on disability-inclusive education in Africa.

The series explores essential components of the enabling environment and service delivery that can support efforts to create inclusive education systems for all, including students with disabilities, and help reach the Sustainable Development Goal of equitable quality education for all by 2030.


    Webinar 1

    Policy, Data & Evidence to Support Inclusive Education in Africa

    Tuesday, September 4, 2018

    8:30–10:00 a.m. EDT / 12:30–14:00 GMT

    Webinar 2

    Management Capacity Needs and Finance Systems for Inclusive Education

    Tuesday, September 18, 2018

    8:30–10:00 a.m. EDT / 12:30–14:00 GMT

    Webinar 3

    Strengthening the Service Delivery System for Inclusive Education

    Tuesday, October 2, 2018

    8:30–10:00 a.m. EDT / 12:30–14:00 GMT

    Webinar Presentations

    Last Updated: Sep 12, 2018

  • October 23-25 | Nairobi, Kenya (by invitation only)

    Approximately 60 individuals from 11 countries across Africa will participate in the Nairobi-based workshop. Participants include World Bank, USAID and UNICEF staff, Ministry of Education officials, Education Implementing Partners, and Disabled People's Organizations. At the World Bank Group, the invitation is extended to all Disability-Inclusive Education Trust Fund Awardees staff working in education and social development.

    What topics will be covered? 

    • Disability-inclusive education sector analysis and planning
    • Disability data collection and use
    • Management capacity at central and sub-national levels
    • Financing for disability-inclusive education plans
    • Teacher training and support models for learning at scale
    • Accessible learning materials
    • Student assessment and learning support
    • Multi-sectoral approaches and coordination for inclusive education

    Workshop Booklet | Workshop Presentations