Resources for the Blind, Inc.

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ICEVI: 2018 East Asia Regional Conference

Philippines Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Number of people taking this action: 250 or more
International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI) is a global association of individuals and organizations that promotes equal access to appropriate education for all children and youth with visual impairment so that they may achieve their full potential.    For 2018, ICEVI chose the Philippines as the host country and Resources for the Blind as the host organization for the East Asia Regional Conference. East Asia Regional Conference Keeping in view the global agenda of “Education For All” children, ICEVI East Asia region is attempting to deliberate on the issue of treating education of children with visual impairment as their fundamental human right and ensuring that the global campaign 2030 addresses the Sustainable Development Goals in the vast Asia region, which is reported to have the largest number of persons with visual impairment in the world.  Theme “Rights-based Education and Sustainable Goals for Persons with Visual Impairment” The conference theme will be discussed in the light of the global perspectives on Education for All (EFA), Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Legislations, curricular strategies, human resource development, technology and higher education and the plenary sessions will focus on the following main topics.   UNCRPD and the Incheon Strategies in the Light of SDGs in the ASEAN Perspective                                                                                                        Ø  Inclusion, Assistance and Support Services: Progress and Prospects, Human Resource and Development Program for Competence Ø  Transition Approaches Leading to Career Development in Higher, Technical and Vocational Education        Ø  Appropriate and Effective Assistive Devices for the Education of Persons with Visual Impairment and Multi-handicapping Conditions         FOR MORE DETAILS CONTACT THE SECRETARIAT: Resources for the Blind, Inc. Ms. Ching Romares Tel: (632) 726-3021 to 24 Email:  
4 Quality Education
Organising Partners
International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment, Department of Education, National Council for Disability Affairs, Early Childhood Care and Development Council, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Philippine Blind Union, Parent Advocates of Visually Impaired Children, Deafblind Support Philippines, Philippine Chamber of Massage Industry of Visually Impaired Inc.

About Resources for the Blind, Inc.

We are a non-government Christian organization serving blind people all over the Philippines since 1988. We have devoted ourselves to removing the obstacles and providing the services, trainings, materials, and equipment needed in order for them to reach their fullest potential in life.

Countries We Work in
Languages We Work in
English Filipino
SDGs We Tackle
4 Quality Education