Trop d’enfants négligés: exclusion dans un système éducatif inclusif

Une mère de Manguzi dans la partie nord du KwaZulu Natal a raconté à SECTION27 l’histoire de son fils de 17 ans, Siyabonga Dlamini, qui n’a jamais été scolarisé parce qu’il est sourd et n’a jamais eu l’opportunité d’apprendre le langage des signes. Cet enfant a été inscrit sur une liste d’attente pour une école spécialisée lorsqu’il avait 8 ans mais à l’âge de 12 ans il a été refusé car il était trop âgé.

Date: 
18 Août 2016

Malaysia: The Right to Education for Children with Learning Disabilities - Focusing on Primary Education

The new SUHAKAM report aims to increase the number of children with learning disabilities receiving inclusive and quality primary education by raising awareness of the challenges they experience in this regard, and identifying the gaps in information about education for these children. It is also designed to help build connections between government agencies and civil society to promote more participatory, transparent and accountable education policy.

'Complicit in Exclusion' - South Africa’s failure to guarantee an inclusive education for children with disabilities

This 94-page report found that South Africa has failed to guarantee the right to education for many of the country’s children and young adults due to widespread discrimination against children with disabilities in enrolment decisions. Human Rights Watch research in five out of South Africa’s nine provinces showed that children with disabilities face discriminatory physical and attitudinal barriers, often beginning early in children’s lives when government officials classify them according to their disabilities. 

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