Disability Orientation

Ongoing course
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"Let’s remove the barriers and create an inclusive and accessible society for all."

The web-based Disability Orientation for staff is a multi-media, 40-minute video that includes interesting and thought provoking statements, resources and good practices from UNICEF and partners from across the globe.


The objective of the orientation is to strengthen understanding of, and capacity to support, programming for children and women with disabilities.

Target audience

This course primarily targets all UNICEF staff. It is open to partners and the general public.


It should take you about 50 minutes to complete this course.

Structure and Methodology

The Disability Orientation consists of two main modules, each module has five lessons. The first module provides an overview of the disability movement and what disability means according to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The second module focusses on how to mainstream disability through our work.
The Disability Orientation can be completed individually or in groups.

A short quiz is available as a tool to assess what you learned or to facilitate discussion.

Contact details

For questions related to the contact of this course, please email: aburlyaevanorman@unicef.org

How to register

This course is free and open to all on Agora, UNICEF's global hub for learning and development at:


New to Agora? Agora is UNICEF’s Global Hub for Learning and Development. Agora already offers direct access to a great diversity of self-learning opportunities in a searchable catalogue, as well as services such as learning plans, personal records of learning or electronic badges and certificates. Many more activities will be added over the coming months, including local and regional initiatives.

All UNICEF staff (incl. consultants and interns) have a profile on Agora, linked to their organizational account. New users are encouraged to check the Agora Quick Start Guide to learn about basic features of the portal.

Come in to find out more at https://agora.unicef.org