Inclusive practices

See resources on active learning. Fair admission and exclusion policies need to be carefully developed and considered within a framework of an inclusion philosophy. Whilst data is useful and necessary it needs to be looked at in context, as only a part of the jigsaw of information needed. What is Inclusive Practice?

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Inclusive schools generate and assess all data and information, dedicated and incidental, that gives a full picture of each individual. Any child can fit into multiple categories of definition so achievement data alone will not show the full picture. It is not about integration, which has a whole different meaning and context.

Here are a few strategies and resources for practicing self-reflection in teaching. Journal of Social Work Education, Vol. Governors are a significant part of the leadership of inclusive schools and essentially, need to be committed to the inclusion agenda so that they can contribute, support, challenge and hold the Head to account in an appropriate manner.

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Furthermore, they talk the talk and they walk the walk and constantly influence and drive the inclusive agenda. Differentiated instruction increases student engagement. The wellbeing of all staff needs to be a real consideration, enabling staff to manage ever-changing workloads within a climate of support and encouragement. Doing so allows you to incorporate feedback in real time and communicates that you value and use the information. Make sure that students are able to participate in class in ways that will help them achieve learning goals for the course and that no one is kept from participating by the way the course is taught. Liberal Education, Vol. On Whiteness and White privilege specifically Baldwin, J. Using a variety of methods for active learning, such as individual, pair, and small group activities. Inclusion is also about parents and the community in which the school exists. It has a clear identity. When asking for student feedback: Ask for feedback that is free of any identifying information; anonymous feedback can allow for more honest answers. Provision of necessary resourcing can be challenging and take time to research, monitor and acquire.

Are there patterns in student learning that indicate a need for further inquiry, such as a specific assignment that international students seem to find overly challenging when doing well otherwise? Differentiated instruction increases student engagement. Clearly stating expectations for student participation and giving feedback on how students are doing, including what they are doing well and how they can improve.

In the past, special education often involved the segregation of students with disabilities for the purpose of specialized instruction.

The wellbeing of all staff needs to be a real consideration, enabling staff to manage ever-changing workloads within a climate of support and encouragement.

Report on inclusive education practices in the school

Another important factor in effective inclusive education is the implementation of consistent behavioral supports throughout the learning environment. Professional learning for staff will be ongoing and be designed to develop and grow their skills and their practice. Are you stressed out yet? Heads of inclusive schools are clear about the barriers that hierarchies can create in schools and they do their best to minimise them and to create a collegiate and collaborative atmosphere and way of working. Consider asking different students to serve as representatives throughout the quarter. Inclusive education can make more efficient use of a school's resources by maximizing the availability of staff and materials for all students. Journal of Social Work Education, Vol. Inclusion is also about parents and the community in which the school exists. Designing Groupwork: Strategies for the Heterogeneous Classroom 3rd ed. Building, growing and identifying inclusive practice permeates every aspect of the school: the curriculum; pedagogy; assessment practices; individualised provision needs; policies and on and on. No school exists as an island and inclusive schools harness the resources the community might offer and works in partnership. Stanley, C. Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing.
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