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What children's perspectives tell us about inclusion
The underlying premise of this free course, What children's perspectives tell us about inclusion, is that we are all experts in different ways, and that our different experiences and understandings are of value. Inclusive education is presented and discussed as under construction, both in educational settings and as a concept. The materials to be found in this course are largely rooted in the social model of disability and human/disability rights frameworks.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- understand a context in which listening to the perspectives of children is important in developing inclusive education
- demonstrate an insight into the varying perspectives of children
- reflect on how children's perspectives fit into a personal developing model of good practice and how they relate to a personal set of perspectives.
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- 1. Overview
- 1.1 What children's perspectives tell us about inclusion
- 1.2 Why do you come here?
- 1.3 What makes you happy at school?
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