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Realizing Sustainable Development Goals on Quality Education and Decent Work

Eviance and its partners are advancing inclusive, high quality postsecondary education and work for young adults with disabilities. Those aims are reflected in Goals 4 and 8 in the United Nations’ and Government of Canada’s Sustainable Development Goals Program. Partners in this exciting and ambitious project are ARCH Disability Law Centre, Council of Canadians with Disabilities, the National Education Association of Disabled Students, Ryerson University, OCAD University, and St. Francis Xavier University.

Related aims are to:

  • Close knowledge and skills gaps among postsecondary instructors, administrators, leaders in equity and diversity, students with disabilities, community organizations, and businesses.
  • Generate and share the research and practical knowledge needed to scale up innovative, inclusive, and effective universal design for learning.
  • Create opportunities for collaboration and partnerships among universities, colleges, and other stakeholders.
  • Establish an accountability and monitoring framework for tracking progress in achieving positive, successful postsecondary experiences and good quality work for students with disabilities.

Follow our work on this project by visiting the SDG project page.