Barometer: Geringe Fortschritte bei der Inklusion am Arbeitsmarkt – private Initiativen geben wertvolle Impulse

Die Inklusion am Arbeitsmarkt schreitet nur langsam voran. Das ist eine Kernaussage des „Inklusionsbarometer Arbeit“ der Aktion Mensch und des Handelsblatt Research Institutes (HRI). Der Bericht gibt detaillierte Einblicke in die aktuelle Situation behinderter Menschen am Arbeitsmarkt. Innovative Initiativen wie InkluJobs unterstützen derweil Unternehmen pragmatisch.

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When Diversity cuts across traditional groups – and gets complex

To mark the International Youth Day, the European Disability Foundation had interviewed two members of their Youth Committee to share their views on today’s challenges for young people with a disability. Shortly before, the European Commission had published a report on intersectional discrimination – which does not say much about the intersection of disability and youth…

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Pre-orders for IBCR 3.1 (2016) can be placed now: The updated Business Case contains 200+ selected studies

Many studies claim to describe the business benefits of D&I. Critics, however, often challenge the research methodology or other aspects. The updated 3rd edition of the unique International Business Case Report (IBCR 3.1) contains 1-page summaries of 203 studies which were all checked for significance, robustness, validity, reliability and, if applicable, for statistical bias.

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Addressing Disability in Africa: New regional forum and new publications

The value of networking and joint work on the regional level is familiar to many Diversity stakeholders in Europe or the Americas, particularly in the area of disability, where a lot of specialised groups exist. The first General Assembly of the African Disability Form (ADF) marks an important step in the representation of people with a disability. At the same time, two new reports present current insight into disability in Africa.

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Spain’s best-kept secret good practice in including students with intellectual disabilities

The Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM) was the first Spanish university that implemented a special support programme for students with intellectual disabilities (ID) already ten years ago. After the graduation of the first four cohorts, the initiative was evaluated and the results of the study (by Dolores Gasset) was first published in 2012, in Spanish only. As the results are internationally relevant, indicating high levels of employability of the graduates, they have recently been made accessible also in English.

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Employer Branding: Jobmagazin KarriereFührer mit Schwerpunkt Diversity

Unter dem Titel „Vielfalt – viel Erfolg“ widmet sich die aktuelle Ausgabe des KarriereFührer, einem führenden Jobmagazin für Hochschulabsolventen, dem Thema Diversity. Auf zwanzig der insgesamt 36 Seiten stellt das Spezialmedium die Bedeutung des Ansatzes für AbsolventInnen dar und ruft dazu auf, dass sich Nachwuchskräfte ihrer Individualität bewusst werden und den Umgang mit anderen reflektieren.

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People with disability in 2035: How major trends will change their everyday life

The world does not stand still and we are sometimes overwhelmed by technological progress. How can this improve the workplace, e.g. for employees with a disability, and what may the future look like, in 2035? A new report by the Swiss-based Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute (GDI) sheds some light on societal, political, technological and economic developments. It shows that these will bring about both new challenges and opportunities for people with disabilities.

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Fördermöglichkeiten für Studierende mit Behinderung

In Deutschland gibt es mehr als 1.600 Förderprogramme für Studierende mit Behinderung oder chronischer Erkrankung. Studien zeigen, dass jeder vierter dieser Studierenden die erheblichen beeinträchtigungsbedingten Zusatzkosten nicht oder nur unzureichend decken kann. Die neue Plattform www.barrierefrei-studieren.de bringt Studenten und Förderprogramme einfach, schnell und kostenlos zusammen.

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