Inclusive Practice Report

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Inclusive Practice and providing learners with support Introduction I work at a further education College for students with epilepsy, associated learning difficulties, behavioural difficulties and other neurological difficulties. The College is based within a large institution called the David Lewis Centre. The Centre and the College prides itself with helping individuals along their path of independence. The college describes this in its mission statement, “Our mission is to enable young people with complex epilepsy and related neurological conditions to make the optimum transition to adult living”. (2006, p1) This is achieved through many and various methods of support to provide equal opportunity and inclusion. Inclusion is provided…show more content…
Fryer, the then Secretary of state for the Labour Party to respond to the Dearing report. Fryer’s report encouraged all to embark on a process of life long learning. This report was fuelled by New Labours New deal initiative to enable people on benefits a new chance to gain employment. ‘Life long learning’ was a net for the disaffected youth, who the educational system had previously failed. The Moser Report challenged further Dearing’s and Kennedy’s report by suggesting that the disaffected youth could be a result of deficiency in the basic skills of individuals such as literacy and numeracy. Moser suggested the need for a national strategy to improve basic skills. “As part of the National Strategy, the Government should commit itself to the virtual elimination of functional illiteracy and innumeracy”. (1998, p4) This was to be a ‘fresh start’ and should become part of the core curriculum of education. Moser further commented that accessibility to improvement of basic skills should be achieved by making the curriculum accessible for all through a pre-entry…show more content…
This should be achieved through specialised lifts, ramps and any alterations in any physical feature that allowed the student true and free access to their education. This part of the act came into effect on the 1st of September 2005. Personal practice As a Creative Arts Tutor I follow the concept of Art being for all. Art is a medium for education that should refuse no one. Art has always shown me freedom and so my role as an educator is one to pass this on to all my students. This by its very nature is a challenge to include all when teaching such a broad spectrum of students. I teach students that are pre-verbal, have complex learning difficulties and little fine motor control, to students that have mild learning difficulties who are capable of achieving G.C.S.E. type
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