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Evidence-Based Practices in Deaf Education Edited by Harry Knoors and Edited by Marc Marschark Perspectives on Deafness

We are proud to introduce the new release: Evidence-Based Practices in Deaf Education, Perspectives on Deafness. Edited by Kentalis expert Harry Knoors PH.D. and Marc Marschark PH.D.

Oscar Dekker

From February 1 onwards, Royal Dutch Kentalis has a new CEO. His name is Mr Oscar Dekker. Together with Mrs Katja Hoorn, Mr Oskar Dekker will form the Board of Direction. 

Mr Dekker will follow up the present CEO member Mr Henk Bakker who will retire at the end of this year.

We welcome Mr Dekker with his new position at Kentalis.

 

Theater performance In touch

A unique Russian theater performance comes to the Netherlands. 'In Touch' captures the real stories of deafblind and hearing people, told through an eclectic style of spoken, signed and physical theatre. The show explores the emotional rollercoaster of being human, how we each navigate our lives and what happens when these two very different worlds collide and unite.

Coalition for Global Hearing Health

Kentalis participates at the 9th International Conference of Coalition for Global Hearing Health (CGHH) that will be held October 26-28, 2018 at the University of  Cape Town, South Africa. 

Teaching Deaf Learners 2019

How can deaf and hard-of-hearing students best be taught given their individual strengths and needs? This question is at the core of the third edition of this inspiring conference.

Collaboration Fynn Foundation and Kentalis International

A unique collaboration!

The Fynn Foundation empowered deaf and hearing parents with young deaf children. They raised funds in the Netherlands and funded the Parents Awareness Workshop (PAW) for in total 120 parents in Zambia and Rwanda.

Parental Awareness Workshop Zambia

Two Parental Awareness Workshops (PAW) are conducted in Zambia for hearing and deaf parents with young deaf children in the age of 0 - 6 years by deaf trainers.

hEARizon Action Research workshops in Kenya

Besides training teachers for deaf education, Kentalis International Foundation (KIF) trains also professionals in Audiology and Speech and Language therapy in Africa already for many years. This August two workshops will take place in Nairobi.
 

Global Diability Summit

On 24 July 2018, the UK Department for International Development (UK DFID), along with co-hosts the International Disability Alliance and the Government of Kenya will host the first-ever Global Disability Summit in London, UK.

Sign Language Clubs on secondary schools in Tanzania

Sign Language Clubs on secondary schools in Tanzania, to integrate hearing and hearing impaired students. A wonderful initiative of OSNET (Organisation of Special Needs Education Teachers) we love to cooperate with

Annual report Kentalis International 2017

Our interactive Annual Report 2017 of Kentalis International Foundation is out now.

In a nutshell you will find the most relevant information with numerous examples of results of the past year. Varies blocks also contain a hyperlink, by clicking on the link you will find more information.

Staff training programme Deafblindness

The seventh and final meeting of the European project Propäk EQuaT was held in Heiligenbronn, Germany, at the Stiftung St Franziskus.

method for curriculum based teaching of literacy

In our Reading Project we are developing a method for curriculum based teaching of literacy (and specifically reading) to young deaf children in Uganda and Tanzania. In December we trained 4 tutors in Uganda who have been co-training 24 teachers during our first teacher training week in Kampala at the end of January.