The voice of persons with disability

PHNOM PENH – “Welcome to our Global Knowledge programme on the Voice of Persons with Disabilities broadcasting from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap province (FM92.25 MHz) and Preah Sihanouk province (FM88.75 MHz).”

Cambodia radio for persons with disability

From inside a crammed studio on the ground of a Buddhist pagoda, the announcement by Ms. Phoum Leakhena, an anchor, made debut for the first time a radio programme by and for people with disabilities. Its mission is to provide an airwave channel for them to make their voices heard and to promote their rights and opportunities as equal members in the Cambodian society.Radio for Persons with Disability

Disability in Cambodia

  • The number of people with disabilities is around 700,000 or 5 percent of the country’s population
  • People with disability face many barriers including physical, social, economic and attitudinal.
  • They lack access to appropriate, quality and affordable healthcare, rehabilitation, education and disability services.

Radio by and for persons with disabilities

Also One man’s story

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How to build deeper learning

Asia Study Deeper Learning

What does it mean to educate learners for life and work in the global innovative age?

What is meant by global competencies?

What are some ways learners develop perspective and empathy?

The video  at https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/building-global-citizens-asis goes a long way to answering these questions.
Learning that is student centred, project based and authentic is the focus of a series of videos by the Asia Society.

I came across the Asia Society as part of my interest in global learning.  It is a leading educational organization dedicated to promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among peoples, leaders and institutions of Asia and the United States in a global context.   Asia Link, which is Australia’s leading centre for the promotion of public understanding of the countries of Asia and of Australia’s role in the region, is the key provider of information, training and professional networks. The Asia Society Center (sic) for Global Education and the Asia Education Foundation are the respective education arms of these two organisations.

http://asiasociety.org/

http://asiasociety.org/education/center-global-education

http://asialink.unimelb.edu.au/

http://www.asiaeducation.edu.au/

See also my blog post “How to Build Global Competence”   http://bethinkglobal.com.au/global-competence-building-part-1/