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UN debate will be reminder of true inclusive education

A high-profile day of debate will be a chance to remind the United Nations – and the UK government – what disabled people mean by “inclusive education”, say campaigners.

CRPD was set up six years ago to monitor the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Article 24 of the convention highlights disabled people’s right to education, and states that countries that sign up should ensure an “inclusive education system”, in which disabled people should be able to “access an inclusive, quality and free primary education and secondary education on an equal basis with others”.

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Source: The DisabledGo
When: 25/2/2015

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