The Athena Institute, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, VU University (Amsterdam), Enablement(Alphen aan den Rijn) and the Disability Studies Centre, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Indonesia, are pleased to announce the introduction of the second module in the Disability & Development programme, which will be offered in the form of a Summer School at theUniversity of Indonesia in Jakarta.
Dates: 12 July to 6 August 2010. This Summer School is part of an academic Master degreeprogramme and is open to external participants as well.
The Summer School will cover the following topics:
Project planning and management, monitoring and evaluation of community-based rehabilitation (CBR) programmes, management information systems, CBR as a preferred strategy for rehabilitation, organisational and institutional development, Disabled People’s Organisations, educational and economic empowerment of disabled people, the role of specific rehabilitation services, and sports and disability.
We are pleased to announce also the dates for the next Module I on Disability and Development, which will be held from November 22th to December 17th, 2010 at the VU University, Amsterdam.
Module I will cover the following topics:
Disability models and stereotypes, culture and disability, ICF conceptual framework, experience of having a disability, frequencies and distribution of disability, determinants of disability, including stigma and discrimination, poverty, gender and HIV/AIDS, rights of persons with disabilities, the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, measurement of disability, disability-relevant research methods, survey methods, examples of disability research and an introduction to community-based rehabilitation.
Students will learn in both courses in a highly participatory environment built around a problem-based learning approach. Lecturers have extensive international experience in disability and related fields.
Interested candidates should apply well in advance and contact Huib Cornielje as soon as possible.
TARGET GROUP: rehabilitation professionals and students and professionals with an interest in disability and development.
REQUIREMENTS: a high level of fluency in both spoken and written English; Bachelor degree or equivalent (in terms of experience and thinking capacity)
COURSE FEES: Euro 1,800 (excluding board & lodging) for 4 weeks
FURTHER INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED FROM:
2402PX Alphen aan den Rijn
E-mail: h.cornielje@ enablement. nl