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Perspective in Inclusive Education - INC4801

Post Graduate Diploma Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: Inclusive Education reflects the realities of our diverse society and enhances social cohesion. Inclusion is the keystone of current education policy driven by Human Rights principles as well as national and international imperatives. The purpose of this model is to build the knowledge base of practitioners in inclusive settings in order for them to be cobersant in this field of study. The module also aims to enable students to approach the discipline in an informed way. Students credited with this module will be sensitive to the needs of learner with barriers to learning. They will also to promote issues of Human Rights based on knowledge of legislation. They will be capable of interrogating and critiquing current policies in relation to various pedagogical theories as well as African pholosophies. This knowledge will enable them to assess the progress made in the implementation of policies at school, regional and national levels. This module will be useful to persons involved in inclusive education settings, including teachers, education specialists as well as other professionals involved with learners with diverse needs.