Disability, Diversity and Inclusive Education – a new free online course

FLed4all 2x1 1120x560Millions of children around the world are excluded from access to education because of a disability; join this free online course to find out how inclusive education can work, especially where resources are limited.

Education for All is a six week long course beginning on 4 April 2016. It aims to explores how inclusive education can address barriers to learning and participation, and transform school communities. The course is offered by the University of Cape Town on the attractive FutureLearn platform, and is led by lecturers Judith McKenzie and Chioma Ohajunwa.

The course outline is:
● Week 1 – Why inclusion?
● Week 2 – Education begins at home
● Week 3 – Creating an inclusive school
● Week 4 – Partnerships for success
● Week 5 – Changing classroom practices
● Week 6 – Building networks

The course is aimed at teachers, other professionals and parents interested in developing inclusive education. It requires 3 hours of study time per week, a total of 18 hours overall. The course is free to study, and if required a Statement of Participation is available at £34.

Enrol free here: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/education-for-all

If you are interested in children with disabilities you might also like to take a look at The Center for Parent Information and Resources – a resource library for families of children with disabilities which I previously reviewed.

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