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A news page for teachers, parents and administrators sharing latest information and best practice in inclusive education
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Schools Favor Inclusion When Forced To Report Academic Progress - Disability Scoop

Schools Favor Inclusion When Forced To Report Academic Progress - Disability Scoop | Inclusive Education | Scoop.it
As Congress debates the role of testing, a new report finds that schools with the greatest accountability for students with disabilities are most likely to
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Disability advocates have widely come out in favor of continued testing and accountability for students in special education, arguing that measuring progress ensures high expectations.

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Nkosinathi Freddy Ndlovu | Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans

Nkosinathi Freddy Ndlovu | Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans | Inclusive Education | Scoop.it
These are just some of the challenges Nkosinathi Ndlovu has faced and is fighting to change for future generations. With an ironclad resolve to advance the rights of youth with disabilities — particularly deaf youth — Ndlovu is a 26-year-old deaf activist with fingers in many pies. He is deputy chairperson of Deaf Youth SA, founder and executive chairperson of the Ehlanzeni Deaf Youth Development Project, which provides services to the district’s deaf youth, and the Mpumalanga provincial coordinator of the Kha Ri Gude mass literacy project.
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Douglas Biklen wins the UNESCO / Emir of Kuwait Prize 2011

Douglas Biklen wins the UNESCO / Emir of Kuwait Prize 2011 | Inclusive Education | Scoop.it
In an interview Prof Biklen states that "presuming competence" is the first principle of education and should in fact be the Hypocratic oath of every teacher.
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Getting to know cerebral palsy

Getting to know cerebral palsy | Inclusive Education | Scoop.it

 

GETTING TO KNOW CEREBRAL PALSY: Working with parent groups – a training resource for facilitators, parents, caregivers, and persons with cerebral palsy. A free dowloadable manual developed by the International Centre for Evidence in Disability

 

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Very useful for rehabilitation workers, teachers and parents working in a variety of contexts. One can also join the community of practice to become art of the network

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Edward Ndopu | Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans

Edward Ndopu | Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans | Inclusive Education | Scoop.it
As a teenager attending Johannesburg’s African Leadership Academy, Ndopu founded the Global Strategy on Inclusive Education. Having battled to attend a mainstream school that could accommodate his needs, he has used the organisation to campaign for the educational rights of children with disabilities and has become an internationally renowned thought leader and activist for people with special needs.
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Thutong Learning Space for Inclusive Education

Thutong Learning Space for Inclusive Education | Inclusive Education | Scoop.it

A web space of the South African Department of Basic Education where educators, parents and education officials can share knowledge and best practice in the field of
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Marie Schoeman's comment, January 27, 2013 1:23 AM
This is an interactive learning space which welcomes contributions from followers and encourages debate