Education, disability and social policy

Education, disability and social policy

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ISBN-13: 9781847423368
Publisher: Policy Press at the Univ of Bristol
Publication date: 06/08/2011
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 15.60(w) x 23.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


Steve Haines, Save the Children and David Ruebain, CEO, Equality Challenge Unit.

Table of Contents


Introduction ~ David Ruebain and Steve Haines

Part one: Foundations
Education, disability and the law ~ Cherie Booth QC
Human rights and education: international perspectives ~ Judith Heumann
Children's voice and experiences "The School that I'd like" ~ Ann Lewis

Part two: Contexts, challenges and possibilities
How to lead inclusive schools ~ Nigel Utton
The local context: inter-agency collaboration ~ Peter Gray
Transition ~ Alan Dyson

Part three: The challenges for policy makers
Autism and education ~ Amanda Batten
Inclusive curricula, inclusive assessment: the challenge to knowledge and its measurement ~ Olga Miller, Rory Cobb and Paul Simpson
Widening participation in higher education ~ Sheila Riddell
Disability and the family ~ Philippa Russell
New perspectives ~ Anne Borsay

Part four: Conclusions
Conclusion ~ David Ruebain, Steve Haines and Len Barton

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