Current Approaches to Inclusive Education – Online Course
Explore current policies and practices relating to children’s needs in inclusive care and learning environments with this
online inclusive education course from The Open University.
Who is the course for?
This course is for learners who would like to develop their skills and knowledge of special educational needs and disability. It will enhance the professional development of those working or volunteering in care or educational settings with children aged under 12, including pre-school education and care settings for babies and children aged 0-5 years. It’s also suitable for parents and carers who wish to extend their knowledge in the area.
Learning will be beneficial to anyone seeking a career in teaching or supporting learners in schools or other contexts. It will also be useful for professionals working in agencies across the health and social care sectors, for example social workers or health visitors.
What topics will you cover?
Contemporary and international perspectives on inclusion
Inclusivity and exclusivity in practice
Early identification and a graduated assessment model
Building inclusive communities with others
Cultural differences in special educational needs and/or disability