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Certificates Burkina Faso

Kentalis International’s abstract with the title: Mission Accomplished?! Tailor Made Training In Burkina Faso submitted  to the 17th Deafblind International World Conference to be held 12 – 16 August 2019 Australia is approved!  The theme of the conference is : Sharing the knowledge to ACT: Accessibility. Communication. Technology. "Now is your time to ACT!".

Henk Bakker benoemd tot Officier

The CEO of Royal Dutch Kentalis, Mr Henk Bakker, gave his farewell after working for the organization for seventeen years. On this occasion, Kentalis organized a symposium, where latest research findings on deaf education, language and cognition were shared.  
 

Launch BIDE

On the 6th of November Kentalis International and Ugandan Martyrs University launched their cooperation in a new BIDE program in Uganda. This is a three year Bachelor Degree program in Inclusive Secondary Education for the Deaf.T his Ba program will fill the need for special trained teachers in inclusive settings in Uganda.

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