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About the webinar

Education Exchange: Disability in education. This free webinar will be held on 18 May 2022 at 16:00 BST.

Investigating the issues that teachers with disabilities face.

Linked to the following research: English language teachers with disabilities: an exploratory study

In this webinar the lead researcher, Professor Nidhi Singal from the University of Cambridge, along with a panel of global educators will  present their insights into disability in education and in the teaching profession.

About the panel

This is a panel event, with speakers from around the world, followed by questions from the audience.

Nidhi Singal
Nidhi is Professor of disability and inclusive education at the University of Cambridge and also the Vice President of Hughes Hall College. Nidhi has worked extensively with children and young people with disabilities in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Her research examines the educational experiences of children with disabilities, the quality of teaching and learning in mainstream classrooms and the impact of schooling. Nidhi also works closely with international non-governmental organisations, assisting them in developing research projects, undertaking programme evaluations and providing evidence-based policy advice on a wide range of issues aimed at fulfilling commitments towards inclusive education.

More information about her work and a list of publications can be accessed here.

Damian Ross
Damian Ross is an independent education consultant who lives in Portugal and specialises in teacher identity, development and inclusion, and advocates for teacher-led education reform.  He previously worked for the British Council's English for Education Systems team in various locations around the world, most recently based in London as their lead for inclusion. Damian will be hosting this live event.

More speakers to be announced