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ERIC Number: EJ929358
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Sep
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0738-0593
Disability and Education: The Longest Road to Inclusion
Bines, Hazel; Lei, Philippa
International Journal of Educational Development, v31 n5 p419-424 Sep 2011
Children with disabilities are one of the many groups of children still not enrolled in primary education in developing countries. However, their educational exclusion and right to education are now receiving more policy attention. This paper reviews some of the key issues and challenges in relation to disability, education and development: definitions and data, policies, service delivery and finance, and capacity development. Drawing on a review of education sector planning and provision in 28 developing countries and other literature, the paper makes comparative reference to policy and practice in a number of developed and developing country contexts.
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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