Conference on Inclusive Education Promoting Inclusivity

Conference on Inclusive Education under the theme “Promoting Inclusivity – Creating Opportunity for All” held from 25 -27 April 2017 has been concluded in Dharubaaruge Rannabandeyri Maalam on Thursday 27th April 2017. A total of 243 participants, including 1 person from each school and Teacher Resource Centre (TRC) coordinator participated in this three day Conference. The aim of the Conference was to train a coordinator from each school, to look after the Inclusive Education Program in the school. In addition to this, the Conference also focused on developing essential standards and procedures required for teaching children with Special Educational Needs (SEN). Emphasis was also given on promoting inclusive values and catering for individual differences.

This three day conference was inaugurated on the 25th of April by the First Lady, Madam Fathimath Ibrahim. Minister of Education Dr. Aishath Shiham, other cabinet members, senior officials of Ministry of Education, staff of NIE, heads of schools of Male’ and NGOs attended the inauguration ceremony.