Inclusive Practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Inclusive Practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector

by Sharon Powell, Jonathan Tummons


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Inclusive Practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector by Sharon Powell, Jonathan Tummons

Inclusive practice is a crucial component of professional practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector. This accessible text includes comprehensive coverage of key areas and explores what inclusive practice means for teachers and learners in the sector. The book begins by examining definitions of inclusion and goes on to cover specific educational needs. Chapters covering the learning environment, college-level planning and teaching and learning practices offer the reader practical advice on how to anticipate the diverse needs of their learners. Guidance on inclusive planning and assessment is given alongside detailed coverage of the legislation surrounding inclusion.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780857251022
Publisher: Learning Matters Limited
Publication date: 06/06/2011
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Dr Jonathan Tummons is Lecturer in Education at Durham University and leads Durham's MSc in Educational Assessment. With a background in further and adult education, he has researched and published widely on a range of issues relating to learning, teaching and assessment.

Sharon Powell has worked at Teesside University since 2004, after working as a lecturer in teacher education in the FE sector. She is an adult literacy subject specialist teacher with specific expertise in this area and in training teachers to work with students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. In addition, she has further expertise in the assessment of dyslexia and the delivery of teacher training/education programmes specific to working with dyslexic adults.

Table of Contents

Defining inclusion
Models of disability
Planning for specific learning difficulties and/or disabilities
Managing the learning environment
Planning for an inclusive college
Inclusive learning and teaching practices
An inclusive curriculum
Inclusive policies and inclusive practice

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