What Is The Importance Of Inclusive Education

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Any discussion about the definition of inclusive education needs to use the Salamanca Statement and Framework for Action (UNESCO, 1994) as a reference point. The Statement re-affirms the right to education of every individual, as enshrined in the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and renews the pledge made by the world community at the 1990 World Conference on Education for All to ensure that right for all, regardless of individual differences. The Statement also mentions the 1993 UN Standard Rules on the equalizations of Opportunities which states that the education of disabled children should be an integral part of the education system. There is, however, no reference to the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The major

• Every child has a fundamental right to education, and must be given the opportunity to achieve and maintain an acceptable level of learning,
• Every child has unique characteristics, interests, abilities and learning needs,
• Education systems should be designed and educational programmes implemented to take into account the wide diversity of these characteristics and needs,
• Those who have special educational needs must have access to regular schools which should accommodate them within a child-centred pedagogy capable
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There are different types of educational setups exist in Bangladesh for children with disabilities like Special Education, Integrated Education and Mainstream Education. Besides all these setups, home-based education is largely seen when other options are not accessible. (The status of un-Served Children in Education: Children with Disability in Bangladesh CAMPE
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