Patrick OjokKyambogo University

    Dr. Ojok is a Lecturer and Head of the Department of Community & Disability Studies, Kyambogo University. He holds a PhD. in Disability Studies from the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA, and a master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Special Needs Education from Oslo University, Norway and Kyambogo University, Uganda, respectively. Dr. Ojok has provided consultancies in the areas of inclusive education and employment for reputable international and national organizations including Light for the World, Sense International, International Federation for Spina-bifida and the National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda. Presently, Dr. Ojok is one of the World Bank’s consultants on its Disability Inclusive Education for Africa Program. He has written and published on employment and inclusive education including an upcoming paper comparing Uganda and United States’ disability employment policies with the UNCRPD framework. He was among the team of experts who developed the Quality Assurance Guidelines on Disability for Higher Education Institutions in East Africa on behalf of the Inter-University Council for East Africa. Dr. Ojok is presently a member of the Advisory Task Force overseeing the development of Uganda’s National Policy on Inclusive Education. He has presented papers on inclusive education at national, regional and international scientific conferences. Recently, he participated in the regional Round Table on Inclusive Education in African Context convened by UNSECO and the University of Pretoria with the support of the Open Society Foundation. Dr. Ojok’s is presently coordinating two on-going research projects on inclusive education and self-employment. He has over 20 years of teaching and training on disability inclusion in the education, including nine years at university level.

    View Patrick’s Abstract: Participation of persons with intellectual disabilities in self-employment: experiences from a low-income country 


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