We work with local and national partners to promote inclusive, quality education, giving all children the chance to go to school. Through our learning, and our work with our partners and communities, we have published the reports, guides and videos below.
This video of our pilot project in Senegal shows children with and without disabilities learning together in mainstream schools. This project was funded by Irish Aid. Images from the documentary ‘Agora braille’, directed by Mame Woury Thioubou. © 2016 www.dynamoproduction.fr
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In Malawi, Sightsavers is assisting 20 community-run pre-school centres to include children with disabilities, by challenging negative social attitudes and practices, and by drawing on the creativity and commitment of community members. Watch our film to find out how these centres are making a difference. This project was funded by Comic Relief and Stichting Dioraphte and is now funded by People’s Postcode Lottery and ForumSyd.
This leaflet provides an overview of our education work which promotes inclusive, lifelong learning opportunities for all children, leaving no child behind.
This document outlines Sightsavers’ strategic direction in education. It sets out our goals, objectives, and the system-strengthening approach that will enable us to achieve them.
To ensure every child has access to quality education, this policy briefing recommends all stakeholders work together to reform education systems.
A course designed for caregivers on the inclusion of young children with disabilities in community-based childhood care centres in Malawi.
The purpose of this training pack is to develop the capacity of teachers to make their schools and classrooms more inclusive for children with disabilities.
This guide identifies ways in which children with visual impairments (children who are blind and children with low vision) can be included in mainstream schools in sub-Saharan Africa.
A guide for teachers and parents of children with albinism, in English and French.
How an evaluation tool to assess children’s development has been adapted for young children with disabilities in Kenya.
Sightsavers’ Liesbeth Roolvink and Gillian Mackay share learnings from the SMILE project in Nigeria, where a new questionnaire is being used in schools to assess children’s educational needs.
Sightsavers’ Mariana Rudge shares how world leaders at the Transforming Education Summit responded to our call to take action on inclusive education.
Sightsavers’ Liesbeth Roolvink shares the work we’re doing in programme countries to help transform education systems so that all children can go to school.
Sightsavers’ inclusive education policy officer Takyiwa Danso explains why we’re calling on global leaders to protect the rights of children with disabilities.
Sightsavers’ Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame shares why inclusion and diversity must be at the heart of discussions at the UN's Transforming Education Summit.
As leaders from more than 80 countries gathered at the summit, Sightsavers highlighted the need for policy commitments on the rights of children with disabilities.
COVID-19 has shown the need for systems to accommodate the new risks we face. Why not take the opportunity to build them back in a way that is inclusive?
Alice Nabbanja from Sense International explains how the organisation has been working with Sightsavers in Uganda supporting young people with deafblindness and complex disabilities.
Disability ambassador Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame remembers Grace Preko, her friend, sister and role model who showed her there was life after blindness.
To mark the 60th Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations, Sightsavers presents a series of blogs on gender and disability.