Webinar on Inclusion of Learners with Disabilities in Open and Distance Learning in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan

1 December 2021

1 December 2021 UNESCO and Partnership on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNPRPD) is organizing the second webinar on Inclusion of Learners with Disabilities in Open and Distance Learning in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan.

The webinar aims to present the updated UNESCOs Learning for All: Guidelines on the Inclusion of Learners with Disabilities in Open and Distance Learning in Russian, Kazakh and Kyrgyz Languages.

Based on the guidelines, and the recommendations of the first webinar, the organizers will present an overview of national Open Educational Resources (OER), Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), and Open Access (OA) solutions for governments, educational institutions, teachers, and curriculum developers.

Webinar particpants UNESCO

Adapted checklists will provide an international standard for quick and efficient evaluation of any innovations and solutions offered to learners with disabilities.

Webinar participants: developers, distance learning practitioners as well as quality assurance and recognition bodies in developing open educational platforms, processes, courses, examinations to address the needs of all users.
To register please follow the link.
UNESCO Resources
  • Learning for All: Guidelines on the Inclusion of Learners with Disabilities in Open and Distance Learning (Central Asian version) (RU, KK, KG).
  • The UNESCO OER Recommendation is available (EN)
  • First UNESCO and UNPRPD webinar (EN)
  • Check lists:
    • Preconditions (RU, KG, KK)
    • Implementation (RU, KG, KK)
    • In Emergency Situations (RU, KG, KK)
    • Monitoring Processes (RU, KG, KK)


Webinar broadcast in Russian (will be available at 2PM, 1 December 2021):

open solutions; knowledge societies; COVID-19; CI Response to pandemic; open education resources

Permanent link: http://en.unesco.kz/webinar-on-engaging-students-with-disabilities-in-open-distance-learning-in-kazakhstan