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Qualitative findings on persons with disabilities and independent living
LIRNEasia’s Disability Research
LIRNEasia conducted research and authored the chapter on the Asian region as part of the study "Meeting the Challenges of Information Disorder in the Global South."
Data protection is considered an esoteric subject, but affects the entirety of the modern economy, ranging from a home-based cake supplier who maintains a list of customers, their preferences and contacts, to a multinational insurance company.
Slides presented at the Education Forum Policy Dialogue (#20) on Education Post-Pandemic on Saturday, 26 March 2022
LIRNEasia recently participated at Education Forum Sri Lanka’s Policy Dialogue on Education Post-Pandemic (#20) held on Saturday, 26 March 2022. I drew on our 2021 nationally-representative survey to discuss students’ access to technology and  education during early pandemic-induced school closures. We found that only 63% of students enrolled in primary and secondary education had access to online education in Sri Lanka. Online education could range from students participating online real time classes through applications such as Zoom, Google Meet or Teams, or getting notes/activities from WhatsApp groups. Impact of exams on access Our survey showed that students due to sit for Advanced Level and Scholarship examinations were most likely to have studied online.
Register to hear presentations by UNICEF Sri Lanka and LIRNEasia and responses by key stakeholders, and participate in the discussion
Day 2 of LIRNEasia’s Expert Forum on policy-relevant research on disability and information & communication technologies (ICTs) dealt with how policy and innovations can work together to promote inclusion and accessibility.
Project by LIRNEasia + Nuffield School + Yarl IT Hub
An Acceleration Approach to Scaling Need Based Technologies to Enable Independent Living and Human Potential Realisation for People with Disabilities in India
The session started with the presentation of findings and reflections on disability related research conducted by LIRNEasia in Nepal, Myanmar, India and Sri Lanka.
Designing Policy Centric Disability Research in Resource Constrained Settings in the Global South: A Review of Key Concepts
LIRNEasia’s Disability Research
LIRNEasia’s Disability Research
Qualitative findings on persons with disabilities and independent living
ICT access and use in Sri Lanka and Nepal Quantitative study findings