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Making schools disability-inclusive

How do we ensure our school systems are prepared to cater to the needs of all children including children with disabilities? What is the role of data? What data collection tools exist and how can these tools better address disability?


Participatory data on disabilities for inclusive policies in Indonesia

Municipal actors in Indonesia harness participatory data on disability for inclusive policies. The data on disability available from official sources is scarce and often outdated to be effective in planning and policy-making. In fact, no universal database regarding persons with disabilities exists in Indonesia, with figures varying across ministries and agencies. In addition, such data is often aggregated at the national level, making it difficult for municipal policymakers to make use of it for local policy design.

Facts on inequalities and exclusion

Fact 3 - Research using fMRI finds that social pain from exclusion and physical pain share similar brain bases. Exclusion is literally a painful experience for affected people.

Source: World Bank 2013; Eisenberger et al. 2003. Pohto: © UN Photo/Marie Frechon

Facts on inequalities and exclusion

Fact 2 - Further fiscal losses are estimated at €2 billion annually. These losses relate to exclusion of Roma from education and the labour market. The costs of exclusion are high and borne by societies as a whole. * Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia

Source: World Bank 2010. Photo: © Jutta Benzenberg/World Bank

Participatory data collection for disability-inclusive cities

Step-by-step activities in developing a disability-inclusive city profile

Inclusive innovation policy

A guide to aid policymakers design and implement effective innovation policies for inclusive growth

Inequalities in Latin America and the Caribbean

Inequality is one of the main challenges facing Latin America and the Caribbean and is a constant concern for their governments. This course addresses the current regional landscape of inequalities, warns of its dramatic consequences, and offers transformative strategies that can be designed to improve social policies and public management.


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