Afghans Landmine Survivors’ Organization (ALSO), conducted one day workshop on 5 July 2017 on “disability inclusion” for 22 staff of Directorate of Ministry of Primary and Higher Education in Kandahar with the financial support of Counterpart International. The objective of the workshop was to build the capacity of educational staff of ministries to promote inclusive education policy and system of the ministries In the workshop, the participants were from public and private universities, school principals, monitoring and evaluation of the curriculum of the Ministry of Education and other relevant departments.
At the workshop, the disability concept, disability laws, disability situation of persons with disabilities and inclusive education were covered. The participants expressed that they did not have enough awareness and knowledge on the rights of persons with disabilities in education area. We would like to have same workshop at the deferent part of Kandahar.
ALSO is committed to work with education sector by providing technical support and advocacy on inclusion of persons with disabilities in education sector, policies and programs in the future.