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Connecting schools, families and communities, and developing an inclusive school

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posted on 2023-04-17, 12:23 authored by Brian Watermeyer, Rose-Anne Reynolds

 Advance preprint of chapter from the forthcoming Disability Studies in Inclusive Education open textbook edited by Judith McKenzie, Kofi Nseibo, Chantal Samuels and Amani Karisa. 

After completing this chapter, you will be able to: 

  • Explore experiences of childhood disability in families. 
  • Describe an ecosystemic model of inclusive education. 
  • Explore inclusion and exclusion as connected processes of a mainstream school on its journey to becoming an inclusive school. 
  • Identify the role of the children, teachers, parents, school leadership and the broader community in the process of creating an inclusive school.


The Promotion of Inclusive Digitally-Enabled Education Through the Redesign of Blended Courses Project is supported by a Department of Higher Education and Training University Capacity Development grant



Including Disability in Education in Africa Research Unit

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