The research was done by the Centre for Services and Information on
Disability based in Bangladesh, with the broad objectives to assess and
analyse the major shortfalls in existing design and implementation
process of education programmes for disabled children. They also
assessed the effectiveness and impact of existing Inclusive Education
programmes in terms of Enrolment, Repetition, Dropout and Attitude. The
team focused on assessing the impact of special versus integrated and
inclusive education. They finally looked at successful case studies and
identifying areas and possible interventions for strengthening and
promoting inclusive education.
The team also considered that inclusive education for children with
disabilities is no doubt a new dimension and has a valid logic for
introduction in different societies. At the same time, they found
special education is also important to meet the education needs of some
percentage of disabled children as well as the possibility of using the
Special Education Centres as Support and Resource Centres to strengthen
the Inclusive Education system. Implementing inclusive education depends
upon the values, attitude, socio-cultural condition and availability of
resources of individual countries.
A 6-page executive summary is available as well as the full report.
Choudhuri, M.A.; Khandake; Jahurul Alam; Rabiul Hasan; Sayeda Asma Rashida. Situational Analysis and Assessment of Education for Children with Disabilities in Bangladesh, South Asia, East Asia and South Africa. (2005) 50 pp.