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The Making of the Inclusive School : Studies. New Series; Lecture 1 - Gary Thomas

The Making of the Inclusive School

Studies. New Series; Lecture 1

Paperback Published: 13th November 1997
ISBN: 9780415155601
Number Of Pages: 252

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Inclusion is a buzzword of the 1990s. Politicians now stress their commitment to inclusion and social justice - not competition. For schools, inclusion means accepting and educating all children, irrespective of their difficulties.
The new inclusive mood is about including everyone in society's institutions. It has created a growing demand for schools to find effective ways of including and teaching all children - even those who at one time would have been sent to special schools.
The book combines a theoretical examination of inclusion and its rationale with the story of a group of schools in which teachers, assistants and children have striven to make inclusion happen.
This new book
* explores the arguments for inclusive schools
* examines the international evidence about children's well-being and academic progress in inclusive schools
* describes how the pioneers have developed their practice for inclusion
* presents the findings of an in-depth 18 month study of a group of schools which have striven to make inclusion happen

Clusion in Schools
Inclusive Education: The Ideals and the practice
Using Support in Inclusive Classrooms
Curricular Inclusion
Supportive Classroom Environments for Social Inclusion
Inclusion and the Physical Environment of the School
Self-Advocacy and Inclusion
From Special Schools to Inclusion Services
Researching Inclusion, and Methods Used in This Research
The Place and the People
The Process of Change
Have Children Been Included in the Curriculum?
Social Inclusion
Overview and Conclusions
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ISBN: 9780415155601
ISBN-10: 0415155606
Series: Studies. New Series; Lecture 1
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 252
Published: 13th November 1997
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1