Apr 1, 2014

2:00 pm - 12:00 am


AKU-IED Campus, Karimabad

Course on 'Inclusive Education for Children with Special Needs'

Continuing Professional Education Course

The course will provide you with an opportunity to:

- articulate the need for inclusive education system in your context;

- explain how typical child development progresses and how special needs can be understood from a developmental perspective;

- distinguish and describe at least three types of special needs;

- assess children’s needs and prepare an Individual Education Plan, based on an enhanced understanding of assessment issues and how they affect children with special needs;

- adapt the classroom environment, learning materials and teaching strategies in order to teach children with special educational needs;

- collaborate with stakeholders to make inclusive education possible, based on an understanding of the socio-political aspects of inclusive education within the school and the community; and

- network with a range of fellow learners in the field, including AKU-IED’s MEd students as classroom peers.

Classes will be held once a week.


Duration: April 1 – July 31, 2014

Who should attend?

Teachers, teacher educators, educational managers, professionals (therapists, psychologists), NGO and social workers, parents and others interested in inclusive education who have access to a computer/laptop with high speed internet connectivity and good IT skills.


Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development, IED-PDC, 1-5/B-VII, F. B. Area, Karimabad, Karachi, Pakistan and Aga Khan University, Human Development Programme, Metro Cash & Carry Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd, Mezzanine Floor, University Road, Karachi 75300

Course Fee: Rs. 25,000/- per participant

Deadline for registration: February 25, 2014


​Phone: 92 21 36347611-4, Ext: 8696


​AKU-IED, Pakistan

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