01 August 2018

Education

The challenge, Despite considerable achievements in the realization of the right to education, children from vulnerable groups are often exposed to stigma and discrimination, and are often segregated within education system in Armenia. They do not appear in national statistics, becoming ‘invisible’ to decision makers, service providers and the public.   The…, The solution, UNICEF Armenia aims at continuing to support the Government in making all schools inclusive and child-focused, recognizing that the obstacles to children’s learning are not the ‘fault’ of a child’s impairment or social status, but rather inability of some schools to include children with disabilities or children from vulnerable families. UNICEF is…, Our actions are,   Capacities and practices strengthened within the education sector to ensure child, disability and gender sensitive learning environments for all, (as part of UNICEF Armenia collaboration with the University of Minnesota’s (UMN) Global Resource Center (GRC) and Armenian State Pedagogical University). Enhancement of a policy framework on…, We will continue our work on the following issues, A girl with autism during the therapy session in the inclusive school in Yerevan. Promoting collaboration between pre- and in-service teacher training institutions for successful student inclusion at the grade level. A third-grade girl during a math class at the inclusive school in Yerevan Expanding inclusive education practices to all levels of…