- Promoting independence. In providing support for individual or groups of pupils, classroom assistants will encourage independence by helping them to develop self-esteem, self-reliance and learning skills as well as increase their subject-related knowledge, understanding and skills. Pupils should be given opportunities to make their own decisions and take responsibility for their own actions. D. Confidentiality. Classroom assistants must adhere to the school policy for the confidentiality of information at all times.
i. The School and College Administration should be bound to Revise practices, policies, and regulations to ensure complete privacy and information protection while enabling a model of assessment that includes ongoing gathering and sharing of data for continuous improvement of learning and teaching. ii. The School and College Administration should design, develop, and implement learning dashboards, response systems, and communication pathways that give students, educators, families, and other stakeholders timely and actionable feedback about student learning to improve achievement and instructional practices. iii.
‘Having a voice, having a choice’. Children have the right to take part not only giving opinions but choosing their agenda and making their own decisions. Children and young people’s participation is to make sure that all views are heard and valued in the taking of decisions which affect them, to make sure they are supported in making positive contribution to their schools and local community. It is important to focus on all of the rules relating to child protection and safeguarding, confidentiality and data protection. It is important that all children and young people are involves ad take part in a wide range of decision making
11-12), the basic principle of the inclusive school is that learning should be done by all children together, if possible, in spite of any differences or difficulties may have. Inclusive schools have to know and act in response to the various needs of their students, accepting both different styles and rates of learning and ensuring quality education to all through suitable curriculum, organizational planning, teaching techniques and strategies, partnerships with their communities and resource use. There should be a continuum of support and services to match the continuum of special needs encountered in every
I will teach to diverse cultures and communities to which my students belong. I will ensure that each student is included in my future classroom and is able to reach their fullest potential. I believe in learning who my students and individually setting higher standards for each will allow them to be successful in school and later in life. Knowing and understanding all of this will help me enable each learner to meet their higher individual standards. My artifact is a PowerPoint over Learning Diversity.
- How to overcome communication barriers - - Demonstrate respect for cultural diversity in all communication with students, their families, staff and others. - Use communication constructively to develop and maintain effective relationships, mutual trust and confidence. - Make efforts where language barriers exist, to communicate in the most effective way possible. - Seek assistance from interpreters or other persons as required. - Demonstrate respect for cultural diversity in all communication with clients, their families, staff, customers and others.
The Salamanca Statement highlights six key factors of inclusive education. It states that: “each child has a right to education; each child has distinctive interests, characteristics, learning needs and abilities; all education services should consider these diverse characteristics and needs; Children with special needs must have access to general education schools. The Salamanca Statement noted that general education schools that practice inclusive education are the best way to cease discriminatory attitudes, create welcoming environments for students with or without special needs and disabilities and to enhance the educational experience for all and general education schools that practice inclusive education provide quality education to the vast majority of students at lower costs” (Mitchell, 2012, p. 28). The Salamanca Statement has petitioned the government to have all schools practice inclusive education, pass legislative bills that would make inclusive education law with policies to abide by and form numerous inclusive education development programs. The Salamanca Statement wishes for governments to exchange teachers into countries that practice inclusive education so that they would have
INTRODUCTION Inclusion in education is the act of integrating and accommodating each student regardless of their learning difficulties, disabilities, or other special needs. That is why in our world today, parents, educators, and lawmakers are pushing for inclusion, for the right of each child with special needs to learn alongside their peers, to have the same access to opportunities and academic advantages, and to be able to take part and contribute in the community. In the field of education, inclusion has become a controversial topic, because of the ethical and legal issues that surrounds it. On one hand, it promotes equality and diversity among the student population and it is meant to accommodate each and every student despite their
Inclusive: Ensuring every child or young person has access to learning all areas of the curriculum, identifying areas that a child maybe struggling and adapting provision for this. Nothing should stop a child from learning and developing both emotionally and physically, setting a positive example and modelling good attitudes are all part of inclusive practise. Every child has the right to learn regardless of ability tasks should be set to allow for all learners to understand and to achieve the outcome in a positive way. Making observations helps to reflect on own practise to ensure that the needs of the children are being met and were adaption is needed, making sure this is done. Inclusion:
The aim of collaborative consultation is to find solutions to difficulties, issues or problems that may arise or prevention. The purpose can be larger with not only problem solving but the opportunity within the schooling context to make a more inclusive curriculum for all students to access. By effective collaborative consultation general education teachers can receive professional support and development such as instructional and behavioural strategies for not only students with disabilities but all students. The participants must be committed to the concept of collaborative consultation and have a clear understanding of the dynamics (Dettmer, 2005). It has been clearly advised that non-effective communication skills can prevent the process of collaboration as well as other barriers.