Education for All: Disability, Diversity and Inclusion
Discover ways to make education more inclusive, especially in areas where resources are limited.
Who is the course for?
The course has been created for teachers, other professionals and parents interested in developing inclusive education.
If you are part of a community wanting to develop inclusive education in a school, you could form a group to support each other’s learning and try out inclusive strategies. We will provide additional resources and ideas for those wanting to implement inclusive education practices, especially in low resource settings.
What topics will you cover?
Why inclusion – the benefits of inclusive education
The social context of disability and identifying the barriers to inclusion
The role of the family supporting inclusive schooling
The importance of a home-school partnership
How to build an inclusive school environment
Community support for inclusive schooling – key stakeholders, community assets and changing mindsets
Changing classroom practices to maximise inclusion
Curriculum differentiation and practical tips for teaching
Professional support networks to sustain teachers and develop inclusive practices
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Describe the principles and approaches of inclusive education
Identify environmental and social barriers to inclusion
Discuss the role of the family and the community in supporting inclusive education
Explore how to create an inclusive school environment
Apply ideas for inclusive education practices in the classroom
Explore the impact of attitudes on one’s ability to implement inclusive education