Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
This module will provide the opportunity for students to develop an understanding of key ideas around creating inclusive environments and meeting the needs of students with special educational needs. Students will be encouraged to critically engage with intra- and inter- personal factors which may influence inclusive practice. The module will introduce some approaches to practice which support the development of inclusive environments which will help to meet students with special educational needs.
This module will cover the following topics:
Attitudes and attitude change
The dynamics of power
Identity and transition
Examples of inclusive learning environments
Techniques used to promote inclusion for individuals with special educational needs
On successful completion of the module the student should be able to:
1 Outline specific groups of learners who may experience exclusion within educational settings.
2 Demonstrate an understanding of how attitudes can influence outcomes for vulnerable groups including those with special educational needs.
3 Have a working knowledge of a range of tools to support assessment and understanding of different groups of learners within educational settings including those with special educational needs.
4 Critically analyse the importance of the voice of the learner
5 Evaluate opportunities and barriers to creating inclusive learning environments.
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