Towards an inclusive education for all
Carrington, Suzanne B., MacArthur, Jude , Kearney, Alison , Kimber, Megan, Mercer, Louise, Morton, Missy , & Rutherford, Gill (2012) Towards an inclusive education for all. In Carrington, Suzanne B. & MacArthur, Jude (Eds.) Teaching in Inclusive School Communities. John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd, Milton, Qld, pp. 3-38.
Presents international perspectives and understandings of what inclusion means, and explains why it is necessary for teachers to develop their own deep understanding of the beliefs and values that inform teaching. The chapter introduces the construct of an inclusive school community, which is an important focus of inclusive schooling, and explains how the theoretical framework for inclusion informs our thinking, and the ongoing processes of review and development. This framework also informs the stance we take on preparing teachers to work in more inclusive ways in schools. The chapter aims to encourage an appreciation of what it means to be included and excluded, and invites the reader to consider the challenges ahead.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||teacher education, inclusive education, education policy, social movements|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Administration Management and Leadership (130304)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators (130313)
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Deposited On:||18 Oct 2012 12:58|
|Last Modified:||13 Jun 2013 01:11|
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