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31 December 2014 | 1 comment | Last comment on 18 May 2017 | Posted by Edwin Osundwa
Over the past year a specialist curriculum for children who are deaf and blind has been rolled out in Kenya's ten deafblind education units in specialist schools.
27 October 2014 | 0 comments | Posted by Stevie Kent
For the first time ever, children with deafblindness in East Africa are accessing education from their local mainstream school. This is no small milestone given that up till now governments and teachers alike insisted that children with complex disabilities like deafblindness cannot be educated through the mainstream system.
30 September 2014 | 22 comments | Last comment on 1 November 2017 | Posted by Bethan Williams
A few months ago I had the opportunity to visit Sense International's partners in Bangladesh alongside a colleague from Sense India.
14 August 2014 | 2 comments | Last comment on 25 August 2017 | Posted by Gary Hyndman
Gary Hyndman from the UK Sense College visited SI Romania colleagues to work with them on setting up a specialist vocational curriculum.
30 July 2014 | 45 comments | Last comment on 16 July 2017 | Posted by Lucy Drescher
The UK Department for International Development has increased its focus on education with disabled children recently, but greater prioritisation of this issue is still needed.
15 July 2014 | 333 comments | Last comment on 26 December 2016 | Posted by Bethan Williams
Senior Programme Manager Bethan Williams spent a week visiting our partner organisation in Bangladesh and met and for the this week have been lucky enough to spend the week visiting our partner, CDD in Bangladesh alongside a colleague from Sense India.
10 June 2014 | 0 comments | Posted by Charles Odel
Charles Odel from Sense International (Kenya) spoke at an event in the presence of HRH The Princess Royal on Friday 14 June 2014.
14 March 2014 | 90 comments | Last comment on 15 November 2017 | Posted by Jayne Coppin
Jayne Coppin of the Minerva Trust recently travelled to Nairobi to see the work it is funding at school deafblind unit.
3 March 2014 | 0 comments | Posted by Josephine Akiru
Zahara is profoundly deaf and with very little sight. At school, with the help of her teachers, she is learning how to be independent.
12 November 2013 | 5 comments | Last comment on 7 December 2017 | Posted by Maurizio Borgatti
I was recently lucky enough to conclude a two week Peruvian holiday with a last day visit to the San Francisco De Asis Special Education centre in Surco Lima. Sense International and the European Union co-funded a new sensory room there in December 2011.
First published: Friday 7 June 2013
Last updated: Thursday 18 September 2014