Inclusive Practices in Education Settings
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Explain the implications of legislation and professional teacher standards that relate to inclusive education.
- Describe the diversity of learners needs and abilities.
- Create learning experiences that cater for diversity and exceptionality.
- Engage with a range of academic sources, manage information, and communicate professionally for an intended audience.
- Contribute to a professional learning community.
- Introducing inclusive education
- Legislation and standards for inclusive education
- Universal Design for Learning and Inclusive Technologies
- Understanding learners who are gifted
- Differentiation and acceleration for learners who are gifted
- Learning Plans and partnering with parents/carers
- Education for students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Physical and Sensory Disabilities
- An introduction to School Psychology, Speech and Language Pathology and Social Work
- Education for students with dyslexia and other learning difficulties
- Student Wellbeing and Mental Health
- Supporting successful student transition
- Subject review and reflection
No eligibility requirements
No additional requirements
This subject focuses on the nature of inclusive education in the 21st century, with an emphasis on diversity and exceptionality. Based on a philosophical foundation that values every child/student and acknowledges the right of every child/student to the most appropriate educational opportunities, this subject involves researching and analysing the theoretical and practical issues associated with effective inclusive education. You will be required to develop a broad and coherent base of knowledge regarding learning and teaching approaches to suit the diverse educational needs of children/students. You will build on your understanding of theories of human development and learning in relation to diversity and exceptionality, applying planning models to include all learners.
- Inclusive education and learners who are gifted. (40%)
- Tutorial Participation/Other Participation (10%)
- Inclusive practices for a learner with disability. (50%)