WHO WE ARE
DRC is optimistic of providing The Right to Education according to “UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.” DRC recognize the right of persons with disabilities to education with a view to realizing the right without discrimination and on the basis of equal opportunity. We ensure an inclusive education system at all levels for life long governing effectively through:
- The full development of human potential and sense of dignity and self worth, and the strengthening of respect for human rights, fundamental freedom and human diversity.
- The development by persons with disabilities of their personality, talents and creativity as well as their mental and physical abilities to their fullest possible.
- Enabling persons with disabilities to participate effectively in a free society.
- Persons with disabilities can access an inclusive, quality and free primary and secondary education on an equal basis with others in the communities they live.
- Persons with disabilities receive the support required, within the general education system, to facilitate their effective education.
- Effective individualized support measures are to be provided in environments that maximize academic and social development, consistent with the goal of full inclusion.
- Reasonable accommodation, meals and other individual’s requirements is provided.
- DRC shall take appropriate measures to employ teachers, including teachers with disabilities, who are qualified in sign language and /or Braille, and to train professional and staff who work at the level of education. Such training shall be incorporated disability awareness and the use of appropriate augmentative and alternative modes, means and formats of communication, educational techniques and materials to support persons with disabilities.
- Realizing the right to quality education DRC requires train and qualified teachers and the teachers should be knowledgeable in effective practices for instructing people with disabilities including:
- Methods to communicate in different ways (e.g., Braille, Sign Language, Augmentative and Alternative Communication)
- Individualization of instruction to meet the needs of various disabilities, such as psycho-social disabilities, intellectual disabilities, visual impairments, deafness, and multiple disabilities.
- Skills for promoting acceptance and awareness of disabilities with peers, teachers, families, and school administrators.