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Caribbean Symposium on Inclusive Education

Kingston, Jamaica - 5 to 7 December 2007 The Caribbean Symposium on Inclusive Education will be held in Kingston. It is a preparatory activity of the 48th session of the International Conference on Education (ICE). The workshop will discuss a series of themes and questions around Inclusive Education within a group of policy makers, directors of education, educators and curriculum specialists from inside and outside the region as well as representatives from UNESCO Offices, international organizations, universities and diverse institutions of the civil society. Participants will develop, present and discuss country reports on inclusive education, as well as identify good practices, and shared visions and challenges. They will clarify, prioritize and provide inputs to the formation of a regional roadmap on Inclusive Education. The event is jointly organized by the Ministry of Education of Jamaica, UNESCO Kingston Cluster Office for the Caribbean, the Division for the Promotion of Basic Education (Ed/BAS) and the International Bureau of Education (IBE). The Minister of Education of Jamaica, Mr. Andrew Holness, will inaugurate the symposium. Related Documents: Additional Information: