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Research & Innovation Division

  • Identifies and conducts research on special education.
  • Works together with local and international agencies in special education, and be a referral point by other agencies in special education research.
  • Documents all papers and reports on special education studies and disseminates this information to various local and international relevant agencies.

The role and functions of Research and Innovation Division

  • To identify research problems on special education and prioritize based on their urgency
  • To conduct research on specific problems identified by comparative study and evaluation, teaching and learning, assertive technology and assessment for children with special needs
  • To monitor research programs and activities carried out by other agencies commissioned by the centre
  • To provide consultation services on special education for member country and local community
  • To work together with local and international agencies in special education, and to be a referral point by other agencies in special education research
  • To monitor and evaluate the existing policies on special education
  • To translate special education programs into plan of actions
  • To formulate new policies on special education based on current requirements and changes
  • To study policies on special education from other countries for benchmarking
  • To commission other agencies to conduct research on special education
  • To document all papers and reports on special educations studies and to disseminate all these research reports and materials on to various local and international relevant agencies
  • To carry out needs assessment on special education among teachers and support services
  • To build relationship/network in special education involving various agencies regionally and internationally
  • To conduct and organizing international seminars, conferences and conventions on best practises and current topics for better understanding in special education

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