Presentation on theme: "Awareness-Raising and Communication All Children Should Go To School Together, National Coalition Education For All ROOI Perspektiva September 28, 2011."— Presentation transcript:
Awareness-Raising and Communication All Children Should Go To School Together, National Coalition Education For All ROOI Perspektiva September 28, 2011
Regional Society of Disabled People Perspektiva Established in 1997 with 4 members and 1 project January 2010 – 63 employees and more than 80 projects January 2010 – 63 employees and more than 80 projects 90% – young people with various disabilities 90% – young people with various disabilities
Areas of Activities Support of inclusive education Inclusive access to employment Equal access to sports Activization of young PWDs Leadership program fo CWDa Raising awareness about PWDs Legal support for PWDs and their families
Калининград Saint Petersburg Sortavala Petrozavodsk Vladikavkaz Makhachkala Назрань Yekaterinburg Yakutsk Syktyvkar Volgograd Voronezh Gorno-Altaysk Krasnoyarsk Майкоп Rostov-on-the- Don National Coalition Education For All www.obrazovanie.perspektiva-inva.ru/?121
National Coalition Education For All ( 2 6 regions, independent and joint projects ) Supporting inclusive schools Working with parents Sharing best practices Changing public opinion Advocacy Lobbying
The Coalitions goal: Improving access to inclusive education for CWDs and developing inclusive education in Russia. National Coalition Education For ALL is a network of 26 organizations of PWDs and parents of CWDs, which was created in 2005
Coalitions Activities Implementing joint projects Organizing joint events and seminars, participating in them Organizing internships Video conferences Early meetings to share experiences Leading the public campaign Children Should Go To School Together Synchronized events to support inclusive education (June 1, September 1, Inclusive Education Week) Research about the provision of CWDs rights to inclusive education Promoting inclusive education in Russian regions Echo of the International Disability Film Festival Breaking down Barriers
In May 2007 the Educational Campaign about inclusive education was launchedAll Children Should go to school Together" The campaign aims to educate the society about inclusive education, about the need to include CWDs in educational processes and to promote inclusive education in Russia.
Launching a campaign about inclusive education Creating PSAs and posters Learning about the current situation Developing the creative direction for the campaign Defining t6he target audience Developing the script (images, terminology, etc. ) Involving people (educators, parents, children, etc.) Involving bloggers and mass media to stimulate the discussion about the raised issues PSAs placements in federal and regional media Placing posters in educational institutions, organizations, etc.
Children Should Go To School Together Outdoor Advertisement TomskMoscow
Results of the polls about the script of PSAs on inclusive education February 2011 93 Moscow residents participated in the poll. The selection was differentiated based on the presence of children aged 5 to 10
Perspektivas Recipes for Changing Attitudes about Inclusive Education Raising awareness activities and working closely with media Educate and actively involve PWDs and their families Partnerships with schools and professionals Develop advocacy network/s of Disability and Parent NGOs Advocacy and Direct services Публикация материала на тему инклюзивного образования (брошюры, пособия, бюллетени, дайджесты и т.д.)
Raising Awareness Tools Media campaigns Inclusive education weeks Disability film festivals / screenings Collaborate closely with the media Produce and make available good resources: website, publications, films Use positive images of PWDs living active lives in the community Colorful, inspiring images Use a lot of photos and video
Training Teachers: Basic disability awareness and inclusion training Specific seminars and educational workshops (involving experts) Advanced professional training Internships in other cities and countries Video conferences with experts Publishing guides on inclusive education Educators serve as experts for other educators, which are just starting to implement inclusive education
Working with Schoolchildren Disability Awareness
Athletes speaking about their lives Teams of disabled and non disabled kids Adaptive physical education training Its fun! Inclusion and Sports
Working with Schoolchildren Disability awareness trainings Joint projects and events Joint sports activities Films for children Leadership camps for CWDs Children participate in events, they work with mass media and participate in the public campaign
Every other year, since 2002, Regional Society of Disabled People Perspektiva has organized International Disability Film Festival Breaking down Barriers. Its the most reassuring festival dedicated to people with disabilities.
Success Stories This is Anya Benner. She is 8. This year she went to School #67 in Voronezh together with her friends. The schools, of course, prepared to accept the girl, they furnished an innovational center on inclusive education and thoroughly studied Inclusive Education Guidelines. In this photo Anya is the winner of the creative festival Among Friends. Being among friends may be the most important thing in life! And for that education needs to be inclusive!
The first inclusive school in Buryatia welcomed its students on September 1
On September 1, 2011 Talalikhin School #480 opened its door for all children without any exceptions. Diana Goryacheva, a wheelchair user, went to the first class in this school
Use a comprehensive approach Portray positive images of children in the community PWDs and parents of PWDs must play a key role in impacting social change Provide a useful service for schools, parents and CWDs Need a skilled cadre of disability and parent activists or you must build this capacity Important to have advocacy tools to share Organize national events to build and maintain network