Online Trainings and Webinars

World Bank Social Development Webinar Series, 2015

Disability and Data – What Can We Count on?

(please note: you will need to make an account to view this video and the video does not have a transcript but there is a video presentation of a sign language interpreter)

The webinar covers the following topics:

  1. What are known data gaps on disability, and how they can be filled?
  2. What are existing sources of data on disability?
  3. What datasets could be analyzed from disability perspective?
  4. How can we build and use evidence for more inclusive policy and development decisions?

The webinar was moderated by Charlotte McClain-NhlapoGlobal Advisor on Disability of the World Bank Group.

HI/WG 2015 Video Series

Humanity & Inclusion (HI - then Handicap International) and the Washington Group on Disability Statistics (WG) collaborated in 2015 to produce a set of six videos that introduce the WG and the WG approach to disability measurement.

The videos and their transcripts are posted below under more information.

Videos are divided in three parts:

Part 1: Meet the Washington Group on Disability Statistics

An introduction to the WG and presents the principles guiding their work.

Part 2: Understand the Washington Group Short Set of Questions

A focus on the Short Set of Questions (tool presentation, data collection and analysis).

Part 3: Methodological concerns using WG tools

Sums up methodological concerns to consider when using WG tools

Transcripts are available here:

HI/WG 2016 On-line Training

An  e-learning module, called “The Washington Group on Disability Statistics and the Short set of questions”, produced by the HI Innovation and Knowledge Management Unit in collaboration with the Washington Group on Disability Statistics, is available below.

  • The objective of this training is to help you :
    • Understand the approach and guiding principles of the Washington Group on Disability Statistics
    • Deepen your knowledge of how to collect and analyze disability related data using the Short Set of Questions designed by the WG
    • Discover a few projects lead by Handicap International and based on data collected and analyzed using the Washington Group tools.
  • Duration: approximately 3 hours

Click here to go to the HI site, and view their training tool

HI/WG Disability Data in Humanitarian Action. An online training course.

Disability Data in Humanitarian Action: Humanity & Inclusion is working to improve the availability of quality data on persons with disabilities and increase its use by humanitarian organisations.

This 2-hour course has been designed to support humanitarian program staff understand, plan for and use, the Washington Group questions to identify persons with disabilities in humanitarian action. With case studies, practical examples and a wealth of supportive resources, the e-learning is an essential entry point for all program staff interested in understanding more about how to use the Washington Group questions. The e-learning is available in English, French, Arabic, and Spanish.

Click here to access the online training: Disability Data in Humanitarian Action.

Categories: Disability statisticsMethodologyApplying the WG questionsImplementation

Access the UNICEF child disability training videos here. 

Online Webinar: UNICEF Disability Data Collection – and Companion Booklet

With the view to promoting Inclusive Education systems, the UNICEF Regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)/the Commonwealth of Independent states (CIS) in collaboration with the UNICEF Education Section, has developed a set of products related to Inclusive Education, products that will support the capacity development of UNICEF staff and provide them with a set of materials that can be used in the field. This product represents one in a series of webinars and companion booklets, each dedicated to a specific thematic area under the overall title of A Rights-Based Approach to Inclusive Education for Children with Disabilities.

The WG has produced a few webinars on recent activities:

Reviews of recent WG Annual Meetings: 

To assist in understanding disability data and guide users through data analysis:

This 2-hour course has been designed to support humanitarian program staff understand, plan for and use, the Washington Group questions to identify persons with disabilities in humanitarian action. With case studies, practical examples and a wealth of supportive resources, the e-learning is an essential entry point for all program staff interested in understanding more about how to use the Washington Group questions. The e-learning is available in English, French, Arabic, and Spanish.

Categories: Disability statistics, Applying the WG questions, Implementation

22/08/2019 - 22/08/2019
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