Reform towards achieving an inclusive education sector requires well planned, directed and sustainable pathways. Consistent with this, the Ministry of Education and Culture drafted a Roadmap for the Implementation of Inclusive Education for 2019-2024.
The discussion was highly productive and raised important issues concerning inclusion. One attendee discussed how gender and disability can intersect to cause women with disabilities to be further marginalised than their male counterparts and how both gender-based data on disability and gender-based funding could help mitigate this.
On Thursday 30 July, KSIxChange hosted an online discussion on the topic: ‘Urgency of support systems in the implementation of socio-economic policies for people with disabilities in the pandemic era of Covid-19.’ The forum brought together leaders and advocates working in…
A quick glance at the state of Indonesia’s mental health care system indicates that there is much room for improvement. There are approximately 1,000 psychiatrists for over 270 million people. The number of clinical psychologists (around 2,000, mostly in private practice), community mental health nurses (around 7,000), and other mental health personnel is limited—clearly insufficient to meet the mental health needs of the country.
Covid-19 New Normal? What does it mean for Inclusive Education and what government must do to support students with disabilities
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused chaos throughout the world. Various reports state the virus first started in China in November 2019, before it spread to other countries around the world, including Indonesia. A few months have passed since its first outbreak, yet it was only a few weeks ago that the Indonesian government both at local and national levels begun to take serious measures.