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GES launches Manual on Inclusive Education( Changing perspectives: Inclusive schools in inclusive communities)

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has sent off a manual on inclusive education. Named “Changing perspectives: Inclusive schools in inclusive communities “, the manual annals current approaches to coaching and taking care of the requirements of exceptional youngsters.

It will likewise act as a total aide for the preparation of teachers and the educating of exceptional kids.

The manual structures part of the four goals of the Ministry of Education’s inclusive education (IE) strategy subsidized by the World Bank.

It includes the change of unique organizations and evaluation focuses into asset focuses to offer types of assistance in the space of appraisal of kids, preparing of standard teachers to oversee different homerooms through counsel, and the utilization of suitable hardware and materials in instructing and learning.

The manual, which was sent off at a function at the Dzorwulu Special School in Accra yesterday, was gone to by agents of the Minister of Education and the Ghana Education Service, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the Ghana Federation of Disability Organizations (GFD), the Conference of Heads of Special Schools (COHESS), the Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC) and the World Bank.


A Deputy Director-General of the GES, Dr Kwabena B. Tandoh, said the book contained an all encompassing perspective on inclusive education in accordance with the public authority’s approach which made it pertinent to teachers and different partners.

“It centers around putting the issues of youngsters with unique requirements on the improvement plan of the nation and furthermore incorporates techniques to accomplishing the Sustainable Development Goal Four,” he added.

Dr Tandoh further said that the GES was carrying out a general plan of new offices to help students with unfortunate necessities.

The Technical Advisor for Pre-Tertiary Education at the Education Ministry, Sheila Naa Boamah, said her outfit had throughout the long-term enhanced designs and approaches that upheld the inclusivity and admittance to education for individuals with handicap.

“In the event that we put our voices behind issues of coordination and backing individuals with handicaps and unique requirements we can certainly accomplish our goals,” she added.


A Senior Education Specialist at the World Bank, Eunice Yaa Ackwerh, communicated the association’s responsibility in upholding inclusive education in the country.

Going ahead, she said the bank, UNICEF and other advancement accomplices trusted that the manual would give a significant aide and reasonable utilization of educating to help people with inabilities.

In a discourse read for her sake, the Chief of Education, UNICEF Ghana, Tara O’Connell, likewise approached partners to cooperate to elevate inclusive social orders to assist with building more grounded inclusive schools and networks in the country.

“As the public authority starts and audits the IE strategy, we will urge all partners to help the arrangement, framework and practice levels to assist with understanding the country’s responsibility towards the achievement of SDG Four,” she added.



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