San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
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.
Estimating childhood disability in Cambodia. A field study
Speaker: Professor Peter Evans. Formerly Senior Analyst, OECD/CERI – currently an independent consultant.
Peter has a B.Sc in Psychology for the University of London, UK, and a PhD from the University of Manchester, UK, on individual differences in learning in children with learning difficulties. From 1976 to 1985 he was lecturer then senior lecturer at the University of London, Institute of Education. He was then seconded to direct a DES funded project on curriculum development for children with learning difficulties. After being head of the Department Child Development and Educational Psychology he moved to the OECD where he was responsible for programmes on children and youth at risk, inclusive education and data gathering on special education. During this period he initiated the Youth Empowerment Partnership Programme (YEPP) in partnership with Angelika Krüger.
He has many publications in the field of special education and has just finished working on an epidemiological study on out of school children and those with disabilities in Cambodia.
Timings and Location:
The seminar will take place on the 15th October 2013 from 5pm-7pm and will be followed by a drinks reception.
William Farr Seminar Room, G38
1-19 Torrington Place,
University College London,
London, WC1E 6BT
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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.