NEW COURSES for students

Jul/15 14:30
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 14:30


DBST1000 - Understanding Persons with Disabilities (PWDs)
1. Engage with some of the big issues facing persons with disabilities (PWDs), governements and societies.
2. Explore human rights approaches to disability and critically examine the concepts of inclusion, access and support.
3. Learn about disability politics and policy, advocacy and activism and understand how to work with PWDs at multiple levels.

DBST2000 - DIsability, Law and Society
1. Gain insight on how the legislative environment is being shaped to improve the social, political and economic landscape for persons with disabilities (PWDs).
2. Learn about the different international, regional and local treaties and legislation that have been formulated to protect the rights of PWDs such as United Nations Conventions on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; the Declaration of Petion Ville, the Kingston Accord and the Disabilities Act of 2014.
3. Learn how these treaties and legislation were developed, why they are likely to improve the quality of life for Persons with Disabilities.

DBST3000 - Disability and Development
1. Gain insight on the issues relating to the socio-economic factors that are fundamental to the advancement of persons with disabilities (PWDs) and the theories of economic development.
2. Learn about the relationship between development and PWDs; the relationship of international conventions on the rights of persons with disabilities to strategic development goals.
3. Understand the role of multi-lateral, bi-lateral and Non-Governmental Organisations in the development agenda for PWDs; and the role of modem technologies in the empowerment of PWDs.

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