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. 

5th Certificate course audiology

On Monday the 12th of February the Uganda Institute of Allied Health and Management Sciences (UIAHMS) in Kampala Uganda will start their fifth Certificate Course in Audiology. 
We wish the staff and students a lot of success!

DbI youth network

A Mini Conference with workshops and presentations on youth services. This will take place in Zurich, Switserland in June 17-19 2018. The conference is organised by Deafblind International Youth Network organises and TANNE – Swiss Centre of Competence for the Deafblind. A chance to make friends with other Deafblind young people from around the world. 

In Memory Jan van Dijk

In Memory of Dr. Jan van Dijk 
The name Jan van Dijk is inextricably linked to deafblind education in the Netherlands (Sint-Michielsgestel) and throughout the world. He was the first extraordinary professor of Deaf Pedagogy in the Netherlands (1990).