Inclusive education in Africa: Look beyond the school gates

Only 2% of disabled children in Africa are attending school. This clearly isn't good enough. But what is inclusive education? Well, it's about much more than just being in the same room. We need to consider the complex reasons why disabled children are denied their right to a quality education and adopt a child-centred approach which looks beyond simple statistics.

The other inauguration: a new, inclusive Gambia?

The other inauguration: a new, inclusive Gambia?

Tom Barton: The 20th January 2017 will be remembered as the day on which Donald Trump assumed the office of the President of The United States. But on the West African coast, some equally momentous and unlikely political events have been unfolding, which should not go unrecognised.

Our top 5 achievements for 2016 - the year we changed more lives than ever before

‘Changing children’s lives’ isn’t just a catchy slogan.

How would you cope with a broken leg for 4 years?

Have you ever broken a bone? If not, the chances are you know someone who has.

Parenting is the hardest job in the world. Some things make it even harder

It’s true that being a parent of a disabled child is even harder because society places barriers in the way of disabled people and their families.

Beyond patriotism: what the Rio Paralympics really showed us

Beyond patriotism: what the Rio Paralympics really showed us

An examination of the Paralympic medal table from a global perspective paints a bleak picture. Para-sport is illustrative of an enduring problem of social injustice. But sport, and play, must also be part of the solution. 

Disabled children are abused and abandoned in institutions around the world

We know things are bad in orphanages and institutions for disabled young people – but did we know they were as bad as this?

Teaching inclusion, one class room at a time

Want to be part of the Inclusion Club? We knew you would.