Promoting Inclusive Education in Mongolia

Publication | November 2020

This paper explores inclusive education for children with disabilities in Mongolia in line with the global commitment captured in SDG 4, based on data from a 2019 survey of more than 5,000 households in Ulaanbaatar, and 4 provinces.

Children with disabilities suffer disproportionately from the learning crisis. Sustainable Development Goal 4 calls for ensuring inclusive and equitable education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities for all. Mongolia has developed a strong legal and policy framework for inclusive education aligned with international best practice, but implementation and capacity are lagging. The conclusion presents recommendations for government and education sector development partners.


  • Introduction: Disability, Poverty, and Education in Mongolia
  • Types of Disability, Access to Education, and Causes of Dropouts
  • The Legal and Policy Framework for Inclusive Education in Mongolia
  • Constructing Mongolian Indicators of Inclusive Education
  • Conclusions and Recommendations for Strengthening Inclusive Education in Mongolia

Additional Details

  • Education
  • Inclusive education
  • Education sector development
  • Mongolia
  • 48
  • 8.5 x 11
  • WPS200305-2

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