Evidence Based Inclusive Education

Date
October 2017 to September 2019
Countries
Category
Members
Keywords
children with disabilities
primary school
inclusion
humaneness
video narratives
Research fields
Medicine and Health Sciences

The Evidence Based Inclusive Education research project (2017 – 2019) investigates if the community based innovative, culturally appropriate, low-cost Obuntu bulamu intervention can improve inclusion of children with disabilities in primary schools. Obuntu bulamu refers to the human characteristics of generosity, consideration and humaneness towards others in the community, it is closely related to the South African Ubuntu philosophy. The study intervention consists of peer to peer support of children, parents, and teachers, trainings and on job mentoring, infrastructural changes, development of learning materials using locally available materials, and awareness raising activities in 10 schools in Wakiso district in Uganda.