Leonard Cheshire Development Centre

Inclusive Education: Sierra Leone

Increasing accessibility for disabled girls and boys to primary education in Sierra Leone, and understanding the challenges and opportunities in post conflict countries

Principal Investigator: Dr Maria Kett, Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre, UCL

Funded by Comic Relief

Funded by Comic Relief

Overview

This action-research project explores issues around access to education for children with disabilities in Sierra Leone, including the transition from in-service to pre-service training for teachers on inclusive education. The project is working with Cheshire partners in two locations in Sierra Leone (Bo and Kabala), and is partnering with the University of Sierra Leone.