We are very pleased to invite you to attend the next in our new season of global disability research seminars, jointly organised by the Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre and the Institute for Global Health, and funded by UCL Futures.
Children with Disabilities, Learning Difficulties and Disadvantages in OECD/EU Countries - Statistics and Indicators
Speaker: Marcella Deluca, Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre
Comparable quantitative information on the education of children with disabilities, learning difficulties and disadvantages is an emerging issue. Marcella Deluca, Senior Research Fellow at the Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre and former key analyst of the OECD database in this area, will speak on the most recent data and findings and will discuss potential to inform policies and programming for improving access to education of these most marginalised children around the world.
Timings and Location:
The seminar will take place on the 29th November 2012 from 5pm-7pm and will be followed by a drinks reception.
Wilkins Haldane Room
University College London
When & Where
UCL Global Disability Research Group
The UCL Global Disability Research Group focuses on disability research in the areas of global health and international development. It is comprised of faculty members and students from the Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre and the Institute for Global Health, which is based in the Institute of Child Health.
The research group is a partner of UCL's current Grand Challenge of Global Health initiative, and has strong interdisciplinary links with departments throughout UCL, as well as strong ties to researchers working on disability issues worldwide.