Creating an inclusive school Syllabus

Creating an inclusive school Syllabus


CREATING AN INCLUSIVE SCHOOL B.Ed Second Year Syllabus


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OBJECTIVES and Importance of Studying Creating an inclusive school

After completion of the course, student teachers will be able to:
-        understand the concept of exceptionality and inclusive education
-        acquaint themselves with the legal and policy perspectives of inclusive education
-        develop positive attitude towards children with special needs
-        use teaching strategies in the education of children with special needs
-        use support services and partnership in teaching
-        incorporate innovative practices in the education of the children with diversities

COURSE CONTENT (Syllabus)

UNIT-1

Concept of Exceptionality and Children with Special Needs
-        Understanding diversities/differences- concept, characteristics and types of various
-        disabilities ( Visual, Hearing, Mental Retardation, locomotors, and neurological disorders, learning disability and multiple disabilities)
-        Concept, meaning and need for inclusive education
-        Transition from segregation to inclusion
-        Principles of Inclusive Education
-        Models of Inclusion

UNIT-2

Legal and Policy Perspectives
-        International Declarations and Conventions:
-        Salamanca statement and framework of action, 1994
-        Educational provisions in the UN convention on the rights of a person with disabilities (UNCRPD), 2006
-        Constitutional Provisions
-        Education of students with disabilities in NPE 1968, 1986, POA(1992) (PWD Act 1995), (RCI Act, 1992), (RTE Act 2009)
-        Education in the national policy on disability, 2006
-        Role of Organizations for Education of Children with Disabilities
-        Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI)
-        National Institute of Different Disabilities
-        Composite Regional Centres (CRCs)
-        District Disability Rehabilitation Centres (DDRCs)
-        Non Voluntary Govt. Organizations (NGOs)

UNIT-3
Special Needs & Inclusion
-        Special needs in terms of learning experiences in the context of disabilities and their learning styles
-        Schools awareness and readiness for addressing learning difficulties
-        Concept of an inclusive school- infrastructure and accessibility, awareness and positive attitude towards disability, human resources, whole-school approach

UNIT-4

Practices and Support System for Inclusive Set up
-        Pedagogical Strategies to respond to the individual needs of learners in the classroom:  Peer  tutoring, cooperative learning strategy,  social  learning,  Buddy  system,  Reflective  teaching, Multisensory teaching
-        Support Services and Partnership in Teaching: Developing a positive relationship between school and home. Teaching and co-teaching personnel  :  Parents  and  teachers,  teacher and special teacher, Team of teacher, Parents, Special Educator, Speech therapist, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, and counselor, Professional training of teachers in inclusive schools
-        Assistive and Adaptive Technologies in Inclusive Set up, use of ICT, Equipment and others technologies for different disabilities

Tasks & Assignments: 

-        Prepare a Report on school readiness for addressing Children with special needs.
-        Record Keeping & Maintenance of Education of Children with Special Needs
-        Any other the project was given by the institution

SUGGESTED READINGS AND BEST BOOKS FOR CREATING AN INCLUSIVE SCHOOL:

-        Adrian, A. and John, E. (1998). Educating children with special needs. New Delhi: Prentice-Hall.
-        Alur, M. and Buch, M. (2010). The Journey for inclusive Education in the Indian subcontinent. New York: Routledge.
-        Baquer, A.   and Sharma,               A.           (1997).  Disability:            Challenges          Vs               Responses. Can Publishing.
-        Bartlett, L. D., Weisentein, G.R. (2003). Successful inclusion for educational leaders. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall.
-        Chaote, J.S. (1991). Successful mainstreaming. New York: Allyn & Bacon.
-        Daniels, H. (1999). Inclusive Education. London: Kagan.
-        Deiner, P.L. (2000). Resource for Teaching Children with Diverse Abilities. Florida: Harcourd Brace & Company.
-        Dessent, P. (1987). Making Ordinary School Special. Jessica Kingsley Publishing.
-        Gargiulo, R.N. (1987). Special Education in Contemporary Society: An Introduction to Exceptionalities. Belmont: Wadswort Publication.
-        Gathoo, V. (2004). Curriculum Strategies & Adaptations for Children with Hearing Impairment. New Delhi: Kanishka Publishing.
-        Giuliani, G.A. and A.M. (2002). Education of Children with Special Needs: From Segregation to Inclusion. New Delhi: Sage Publications.
-        Mathew, S. (2004). Education of Children with Hearing Impairment. RCI, New Delhi: Kanishka Publications.
-        Mangal, S.K. (2011). Educating Exceptional Children. New Delhi. PHI Learning Private Limited.

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