Education for ALL.
Our goal is to share the results of Accessible University & Inclusive Education Global Congress with the whole world and inspire and encourage all the educational institutions through good practice examples to increase the participation ofthe people with disabilities in education by means of inclusive education.
To present examples, leading implementations, programs, information and documents on accessible universities andinclusive education from the universities in Turkey and throughout the whole world with the aim of encouraging and inspiring and spreading similar practices, and to announce a declaration on inclusive education consensus.
PLACE AND DATE
Mersin / TURKEY / May 13, 2018
There is a population of over one billion people with disabilities.
Participation in anticipated education and schooling rates of the people with disabilities are 3% for developed countries and lower than 3% for both developing and underdeveloped countries.
- Turkish Republic Constitution Article 42
- U.N. Convention Article 24
- Turkish Constitution Law 5378 for People with Disabilities.
The rights of the people with disabilities are recognized and defined by the governments.
In 2013, in coordination with the World Disability Union (WDU), which advocates the rights of people with disabilities and develops solutions for rights-based implementations, workshops on the Integrated Mass Education Model were carried out together with the related institutions and universities, and the issue was moved to the agenda at the United Nations with side events.
(University of Carleton, University of Calgary, Yeditepe University, Uskudar University, Istanbul Culture University, UNDESA, the Ministery of National Education General Directorate of Special Education and Guidance.)
- Educational Institutions
- Special Education Institutions
- Qualified NGO’s