A one day Disability Inclusion in Primary and Higher Education Workshop was held by Afghans Landmine Survivors’ Organization (ALSO) for 21 staff (13 women & 8 men) of Directorate of Ministry of Primary and Higher Education of Herat province on July 19 2017. The objective of the workshop was to build the capacity of educational staff of ministries to promote inclusive education in policy and system of the ministries. The participants were from public and private universities, school principals, Herat university, monitoring and evaluation of the curriculum of the Ministry of Education and other relevant departments. The following topics were covered in the workshop:
• Disability concept
• Disability laws (United Nation Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and National Disability Law)
• Model of disability
• Disability situation and inclusive education in Afghanistan
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.