Deaf Education in the Global South

Teresa Quail, Joy Rosenberg, Fred Marinus, Chris Kubwimana

Webinars and Conferences

BATOD (British Association of Teachers of the Deaf)
Webinar - Literacy for Deaf and hard of hearing children in Uganda and Tanzania (Presenter - Emmie Wienhoven ) and presentation

Together with several partners in Uganda and Tanzania, Royal Dutch Kentalis has been developing resources for teachers to teach literacy to Deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) learners. These resources are co-developed with teachers and other professionals in Uganda and Tanzania and consist of training for reading coaches, training for teachers, a teacher’s guide/toolkit, and coaching.

Coalition for Global Hearing Health (CGHH)

  • Keynote Address – World Report on Hearing and the Future of Ear and Hearing Care
  • Hearing Health Advocacy and the World Hearing Forum
  • New Frontiers of Hearing Loss Prevention
  • ​Importance of Rehabilitation with Technological Advances in Developing Countries


DeafBlind International
DeafBlind International’s first ever African conference will take place from 6-8th October 2021 in Kenya (contact email

Deaf Child Worldwide (DCW) 
DCW Events and webinars  -  “opportunity to hear from NGOs, academics, professionals and policy makers and explore the initiatives that can help transform the lives of deaf children in low income countries.” 

MobileDeaf is a research team, based at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. UK MobileDeaf webinars consist of a “presentation by MobileDeaf researchers Steven Emery and Sanchayeeta Iyer, followed by a panel discussion with deaf people who had moved to London from Czech Republic, India, Somalia and Sierra Leone. The webinar was organised in British Sign Language, interpreted into International Sign and spoken English, and is subtitled in written English.”

Listening together (Supporting deaf children and families in India and USA)

UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialised agency of the United Nations)
Empowering Deaf Communities in Developing Nations
Deaf Education: Empowering Deaf Persons in Africa through Knowledge