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Making Inclusion Happen

Author : Anne Hayward
ISBN : 9781848604995
Genre : Education
File Size : 77. 45 MB
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Includes CD-Rom `This book could be useful for a newly appointed or inexperienced SENCO, or in a school where inclusion is an issue. It does give realistic suggestions and guidelines on how to address the mounds of paperwork which are supposed to move us forward' - Special magazine 'In a world where education initiatives seem to land as relentlessly as dead leaves from a grey sky, this book will help... Readers can rest assured that they are in good hands...' 'Though it is presented as a workbook that one might dip into for useful bits, it is in fact more than that and repays more thorough reading from beginning to end, for much is covered... It will certainly be invaluable for Sencos and headteachers who want to ensure that they are up to speed with Government initiatives and directives...' 'The book is called Making Inclusion Happen and it will certainly help you to this end, for it's an excellent résumé of issues and schemes' - Times Educational Supplement, Book of the Week 'Anne Hayward has once again shown that she is at the cutting edge of educational thinking about inclusion. She has a straightforward approach to identifying barriers to learning and ways to remove them, with transparent strategies and practical suggestions for meeting pupils' needs. This book is an essential read for all staff in schools, as inclusion is recognised as a full school responsibility' - Brian Parker, Headteacher, Longdendale Community College 'A well-written and clearly presented overview of how to develop more inclusive practice and provision' - SENCO Update Do you want to implement an effective, high quality inclusion programme in your school, but feel overwhelmed by the mountain of DfES guidelines and don't know where to start? If so, Anne Hayward's practical, accessible book will tell you all you need to know in bite size, digestible chunks. This book will take you through each step of the process with up-to-date information on: - current legislation, Children's Services, Every Child Matters and DfES guidance - a wide range of inclusion programmes and initiatives - planning, managing and implementing inclusion with reference to Every Child Matters in your school - inspection requirements and self-evaluation strategies, - effective inclusion training - advice on how to get 'Best Value' from your inclusion services This easy-to-read guide gives you a sound overview of inclusion and is packed with practical material including examples of best practice, checklists and an accompanying CD with PowerPoint slides for training sessions. It will enable you to cut through the maze and make a real difference to young people. Inclusion Managers and Co-ordinators, SENCOs, Learning Support Unit Managers, Learning Mentors, Senior Leadership Teams, Governors, Multi-agency Professionals, Local Authority Officers, School Improvement Partners, Ofsted Inspectors and anyone else who is involved in the inclusion agenda will find the real-life practical solutions and ideas and down-to-earth guidance in this book enable them to really make inclusion happen. Anne is DfES Consultant for Learning Mentors, Learning Support Units and to the DfES SEN and Disability Team, and author of the much acclaimed DfES Good Practice Guidance on Learning Mentors and Learning Support Units and the new DfES Guidance on the role of Learning Mentors and Coordinators in supporting the new Children's Services and Schools Agenda.

A Handbook For Inclusion Managers

Author : Ann Sydney
ISBN : 9781136034305
Genre : Education
File Size : 49. 47 MB
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Are you responsible for inclusion in your school? As an Inclusion Manager, you have a strategic role that covers a great deal more than special educational needs, and requires a specific knowledge and skill set in order to steer your school towards inclusion. A Handbook for Inclusion Managers presents a wide range of information, providing plenty of fresh ideas and a stimulus for reflection on your practice. This comprehensive and accessible text examines recent legislation, including the Common Assessment Framework, and provides information on how to gain accreditation for your work on inclusion. It will help you to create and manage an inclusive school, covering a wide range of knowledge and skills including: getting the best from your staff how to interpret data to judge the achievement of different groups in your school where the money for inclusion comes from what inclusive teaching and learning look like working with special schools community cohesion reporting to governors, parents and Ofsted working on an inclusion strategy. Providing a framework which can be adapted to suit individual schools, A Handbook for Inclusion Managers includes a checklist of good practice to enable you to keep track of your school’s progression. The author provides numerous references to useful organisations, websites and publications to make your life easier. This invaluable companion for Inclusion Managers, SENCos and anyone working on inclusion gathers together the background information and practical advice you need to successfully manage a truly inclusive learning environment.

Joyful Teaching And Learning In The Primary School

Author : Denis Hayes
ISBN : 9781473914100
Genre : Education
File Size : 53. 67 MB
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This new title applies inspiring ideas and teaching approaches to the different subject areas taught in primary schools. Using a practical, subject-based approach, it promotes creativity, innovativeness and enthusiasm as integral to effective teaching and enhanced standards. Each chapter introduces a subject, its key issues, vital knowledge and pedagogical implications. In addition, case studies, action points, key quotes and thought-provoking suggestions for practice encourage readers to engage with the text. Offering refreshing, innovative perspectives in an accessible format, this book will help trainees and teachers to develop skills, boost their confidence and, crucially, increase their own and their pupils' enjoyment.

Inclusion And School Improvement

Author : Rita Cheminais
ISBN : 9781134005901
Genre : Education
File Size : 52. 5 MB
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This practical comprehensive book for senior managers and inclusion coordinators covers all the essential aspects of how to manage inclusion more effectively. It informs coordinators about effectively managing their own continuing professional development, and that of other staff working within the inclusion team. The book explores the role of inclusion assistants, managing an inclusive resource center, identifying barriers to learning for a diversity of pupils; and applying the Index for Inclusion, the Business Excellence Model and the Ofsted school self-evaluation model to review and support inclusive school practice. It also looks at the role of external professionals, support services, beacon, special and specialist schools, national initiatives and ICT enabling schools to improve their inclusive provision.

Special Educational Needs For Newly Qualified Teachers And Teaching Assistants

Author : Rita Cheminais
ISBN : 9781135201487
Genre : Education
File Size : 55. 26 MB
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This completely revised and updated edition addresses the most recent developments in Special Educational Needs. Essential reading for newly qualified teachers and teaching assistants, Rita Cheminais’s classic text now relates to current initiatives including Every Child Matters (ECM) and using personalised learning approaches. Many aspects vital to effective classroom practice are explored, including: the latest Qualified Teacher Status Standards and the Occupational Standards for Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools recent legislation and key official reports and documents relating to SEN and ECM the effective partnership working with multi-agency practitioners up-to-date tips on how to meet OFSTEDs inspection requirements in relation to pupils well being, attainment and achievement how to evaluate the impact of SEN/additional provision. The book reflects the DCSF/National Strategies Inclusion Development Programme (IDP), and practical tips and strategies are given on how to meet the needs of a diverse range of pupils with additional educational needs (AEN), including: Speech, Language and Communication Needs, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Social Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, sensory impairments and physical disabilities. Featuring helpful checklists, templates and photocopiable resources to support professional development, this practical resource contains a wealth of valuable advice, as well as signposting to further information. This authoritative text will provide fascinating reading for trainee and newly qualified teachers as well as experienced teachers and teaching assistants. Lecturers in higher education and consultants and advisors in Local Authority Children’s Services will also find this book a useful resource.

More Than Just Being In

Author : Cheryl M. Jorgensen
ISBN : 1681250780
Genre : Education
File Size : 85. 12 MB
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Inclusion has been mandated for 30 years, yet many students with developmental and intellectual disabilities are still educated in separate classrooms or isolated settings for the majority of their school day. Some educators still feel overwhelmed when it comes to creating an inclusive learning environment for their students and do not know where to begin. This helpful handbook describes in detail the important first steps in making inclusive education a reality, guiding teachers on how to include "one child at a time."

Learning Disabilities E Book

Author : Helen Atherton
ISBN : 9780702047015
Genre : Medical
File Size : 82. 86 MB
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Learning Disabilities: Toward Inclusion (formerly edited by Bob Gates) is one of the leading textbooks in this field. It offers real ways to improve quality of experience for people with learning disabilities in all areas of life. This new edition brings together a comprehensive and coherent collection of material from eminent authors with a wealth of professional backgrounds and roles. Its contemporary focus reflects practice developments including the impact of changing policy and legislation on the nature and configuration of services. The leading textbook for carers of people with learning disabilities A comprehensive overview of the field of learning disabilities care Well-written accessible content Activities, case studies, diagrams and further resources including useful web links the embedding of key themes across chapters to draw diverse material into an integrated whole. These are: person-centredness, values, the reality of practice, the range of ability, the range of services and national and international perspectives. chapters on advocacy, personal narratives and life story, inclusive research, risk, safeguarding, sensory awareness, epilepsy and end-of-life care online case studies and activities with critical-thinking questions and ‘hot links’ to web resources to extend knowledge and understanding thereby facilitating learning a fully searchable, customisable electronic version of the text to enable easy access and quick reference

Creating An Inclusive School

Author : Richard A. Villa
ISBN : 9781416600497
Genre : Education
File Size : 39. 56 MB
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Provides information the history, legal aspects, rationales, and facilitation of inclusive education.

Peer Buddy Programs For Successful Secondary School Inclusion

Author : Carolyn Hughes
ISBN : 1557669805
Genre : Education
File Size : 89. 83 MB
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Describes how to implement a program that promotes inclusion and community engagement through structured partnerships between special and general education students.

Foundations Of Primary Teaching

Author : Denis Hayes
ISBN : UVA:X030465972
Genre : Education
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The need to achieve the latest QTS standards for teaching can often stifle innovation and reflective thinking. Written specifically to help guide student teachers through their training, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of teaching within the primary school. It helps student teachers to achieve both the requirements for Qualified Teacher Status, and also a fuller understanding and appreciation of teaching as an evolving and reflective profession through an emphasis on: effective relationships and motivation as essential factors in learning developing timeless and transferable teaching skills reactivating thinking skills promoting creativity and innovation within the classroom. With new material on inclusion, SEN, legal issues, ICT and teaching assistants, this new edition remains essential reading for all student teachers on initial teacher training courses at the primary level.

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