This indicator measures the percentage of teachers in mainstream schools who have one or more children with disabilities who are specifically trained to teach children with disabilities out of the total number of teachers in such schools teaching children with disabilities


Such training shall incorporate disability awareness and the use of appropriate augmentative and alternative modes, means and formats of communication (eg sign language and / or Braille), educational techniques and materials to support persons with disabilities

Human Rights Standards: 

Article 29, Convention on the Rights of the Child; Paras 62 & 67 of Committee on the Rights of the Child General Comment 9; Article 13, International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; Para 35 of CESCR General Comment; Article 24 (4), Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Marginalised Groups: 
Types of Indicator: 
Levels of disaggregation: 
Type of Disability, Level of Education, Region, Urban/Rural, Public/Private