Identifying disability in household surveys: evidence on education access and learning for children with disabilities in Pakistan

This policy brief presents key findings from data on education of children with disabilities in Pakistan with respect to both access and learning. It draws on data from on-going research as part of the ESRC-DFID funded Teaching Effectively All Children (TEACh) project, along with data from ASER Pakistan. The aims of this policy brief are to: Outline current approaches to identifying children with disabilities in surveys in Pakistan, with the aim of understanding their schooling experiences; Present emerging findings on education and disability in Pakistan; Highlight lessons from these data to inform approaches to identification of children with disabilities; Identify strategies to improve education provision for children with disabilities in Pakistan’s primary schools.

author
Rose, Pauline
Singal, Nidhi
Bari, Faisal
Malik, Rabea
Kamran, Sahar
series
Research and Policy Paper
language
ENG
Series volume
18/1
date
2018
Pages
13 p.
regions
Asia and the Pacific
themes
Special education
Teaching-learning strategies
Citizen-led assessments
Pays
Pakistan
levels
Primary education

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