ES4100: Inclusion in Contexts

ES4100: Inclusion in Contexts

Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.

Module Title Inclusion in Contexts
Module Code ES4100
Module Tutor Sian Templeton
School School of Education and Humanities
CAT Points 15
Level of Study 4
Brief Description

This module will provide the opportunity for students to develop an understanding of the concept of inclusion and, by association, exclusion.  It will encourage students to develop their own personal values and philosophy and encourage them to consider vulnerability within the broadest sense. It will involve consideration of different systems and challenges to meeting special educational needs.

Indicative Syllabus

This module will cover the following topics:

Personal Values


Working with difference and personalising learning

Vulnerable Groups

Systemic challenges to inclusion

Language and Communication

Inclusion vs Exclusion

Widening Participation

Special Educational Needs

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the module the student should be able to:

1  Identify the underlying values relating to inclusive education;

2  Demonstrate an understanding of the diversity of learners, including those with special educational needs, and complexities of the education process;

3  Explore and explain their personal perspective in relation to special educational needs and inclusive practice;

4  Demonstrate an awareness of approaches to practice in order to include all learners;

5  Demonstrate an understanding of the wider challenges to promoting inclusive practice;

Learning and Teaching Activities Scheduled Contact Hours: 36
Independent Learning Hours: 114
Assessment (For further details see the Module Guide) 001: 100% Assignment: Individual: 2500 words
Special Assessment Requirements None
Indicative Resources The current reading list can be found in the Module Guide, which your lecturer should make available via Moodle.

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