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Constance Visser

Constance Vissers has been appointed Professor by special appointment of Language Development Disorders at Radboud University’s Faculty of Social Sciences. This took effect on 1 March 2019. The chair was established by Royal Dutch Kentalis.

DbI world conference 2019

From Monday 12th August – Friday 16th August 2019 Deafblind International organize the 17th Deafblind International World Conference 2019 in Australia. A large delegation of Kentalis will participate with presentations workshops.

Blog 3 Learning pit

After a post on positive feedback for learning and on video interaction guidance the final post in this series on prerequisites and supporting strategies we will look at a general approach to how all learners learn that shows great promise in training and teaching. 

regional seminar Tanzania

Since 2014 Kentalis International partners with the Archbishop Mihayo University College of Tabora (AMUCTA) in Tanzania. Jointly we developed a Bachelor degree teacher training programme for Inclusive Secondary Education (BEDSN) for deaf and hard of hearing students.

Beyond the western world

Today is the book launch: Deaf Education beyond the Western World (2019) Oxford University Press, Eds.: H.Knoors, M. Brons, M. Marschark, at the CIES 2019 annual conference in San Francisco. Maria Brons, one of the editors of the book, will emphasize in her introduction that a book on Deaf education, covering countries in the so-called Global South, was long overdue.

You're invited - International Visitor Days

We welcome international professionals in the field of hearing and communication to visit Royal Dutch Kentalis during our International Visitors Days. Meet our colleagues, take a look behind the scenes and get inspired when we open our doors for you.


November 4-6, 2019

Register now TDL2019

The online registration for the 3rd international conference on Teaching Deaf Learners has started.
Register by June 30, 2019 to benefit from the early-bird fee. After June 30, 2019 you will pay the normal fee.

DbI Executive Committee members

On Thursday 7th March 2019, the DbI Executive Committee members had the pleasure of visiting a project of Sense International Kenya in Nairobi. 

Annual report

Curious about our international activities of 2018? Take a look at this visual to get more insights.

Stan Munroe

We lost our beloved friend Stan Munroe, Executive Director of the Canadian Deafblind Association and Information Officer for Deafblind International (DbI) on behalf of CDBA.

New Book Publication

Edited by Harry Knoors and Maria Brons (Royal Dutch Kentalis) and Marc Marschark (National Technical Institute for the Deaf)

Erasmus+

In the context of the European exchange project: Together in Charge, educational staff members of Koninklijke Kentalis visits the German organization stiftung st. franziskus heiligenbronn.

Sign language clubs in secondary schools

This week we started a two day kickoff meeting with partners AMUCTA and OSNET in Tabora Tanzania. In 20 inclusive secondary schools sign language clubs will be set up to improve the interaction between hearing and deaf students.