Special Needs Education is provided to children with learning barriers in order to enable them to access education services.
Children with barriers to learning include orphans, children with disabilities, children living with HIV and AIDS and those from low-income households.
In recognition of the children’s rights to education, Tanzania provides education through various placement options including: special residential and day schools; special units integrated in regular schools; itinerant/ peripatetic teaching (mobile teaching) programmes and inclusive education. Through the aforementioned placement options, improvement of special Needs Education has been made in the areas access and equity and quality improvement. Find detailed information on Ministry of Education and Vocational Training website.