Inclusivity

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Summer 20205 Feb 2020

To literacy and beyond

School libraries can boost literacy results for students, and they can also contribute to students’ sense of belonging. School librarians talk about how they serve the varied needs of their communities.

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Summer 201928 Jan 2019

Students owning success

Student agency is changing the way children learn – enhancing local curricula and parent and student voice. It has particular relevance to individualising learning for children with additional needs.

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Summer 201928 Jan 2019

Fully integrated

One of the most important things for children with additional needs to be able to access the curricula and to thrive at school is having huge support behind them. That includes from the school and whānau communities and from school leaders, support staff, teachers and itinerant staff.

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Summer 201928 Jan 2019

Education for all

Robert Martin has become the public face of why a human rights take on inclusive education is needed. Born with a brain injury that made his early life difficult, he now travels the world asking hard questions of governments about their efforts to comply with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities.

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Summer 201928 Jan 2019

Now is the time for human rights-based education

The trouble with “inclusive education” is that it can become a slogan, a mantra, a label for government policy, that imposes extra burdens on teaching professionals. At the Human Rights in Education Trust, we believe it’s helpful to ground the purpose, practices and commitments to inclusive education in more fundamental norms.

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