KISE to host African ECDE conference tomorrow in Nairobi

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The African Summit on Inclusive Early Childhood Care and Education (IECCE) will be held tomorrow at the Kenya Institute of Special Education(KISE) in Nairobi.

Convened by The African Disability Collaboration, a collective of organizations working with children with disabilities in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Malawi the event will be guided by the theme ‘Nurturing Care and Opportunities for Early Learning for Children with Disabilities’.

The event will kick off at 8:30 am and elapse at 16:30 pm in the evening.

Among the things to be presented at the event include; the viewing of snippets from the learning visit, a topic on nutrition, and children with disabilities aimed at addressing specific needs and challenges.

Also, positive parenting for children with disabilities with a view of building a supportive and nurturing environment with the objective of exploring strategies to build a strong support network for families and caregivers of children with disabilities.

There will be a topic on holistic health services for children with disabilities: promoting overall well-being and development aimed at highlighting holistic health services and approaches that can support the physical, emotional, and social development of children.

At the same time, there will be a launch of “Innovations in IECCE in Africa Publication” during the event.

Among the notable guests that will grace the event includes; Ruth Owuor, the Chief County Officer of Education, Social Services and Gender, Nairobi City County Government, Mr. Takumi Mito, UNICEF Kenya. Mr. Fredrick Haga, Director, Directorate of Special Needs Education, Ministry of Education among others.

By Vostine Ratemo

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