ES6100: Working in Inclusive Environments

ES6100: Working in Inclusive Environments

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

Module Title Working in Inclusive Environments
Module Code ES6100
Module Tutor Sian Templeton
School School of Education and Humanities
CAT Points 15
Level of Study 6
Brief Description

This module will provide the opportunity for students to develop their skills in terms of the theory and practice of working within inclusive environments and how to support learners with special educational needs. Students will be encouraged to critically evaluate working at different levels within the system to include working with families and other professionals within the field of special educational needs. The module will explore ideas for overcoming possible barriers and opportunities in working inclusively within an educational setting.

Indicative Syllabus

This module will cover the following topics:

Professionalism

Safeguarding and Confidentiality

Working as part of a team

Feedback

Leadership

Working with conflict

Inclusive pedagogies

Communicating with parents and other professionals including those with special educational needs

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Critically evaluate themes, concepts and theories relating to inclusion that have interest and relevance to educational contexts and learners with special educational needs.
  2. Critically evaluate the application of these ideas and consider their impact on learners with special educational needs within an educational context.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of aspects relating to professional behaviour when working with a variety of groups (including, but not limited to: parents and the wider community, colleagues from social care, health professionals, specialist educational professionals).
  4. Critically evaluate the role of a professional within an inclusive educational environment.
  5. Investigate barriers and opportunities in effectively communicating with parents and other professionals.
Learning and Teaching Activities Scheduled Contact Hours: 30
Independent Learning Hours: 270
Assessment (For further details see the Module Guide) 001: 40% Assignment: Individual: 1500 Words
002: 60% 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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