Inclusive Learning and Special Needs Education In Practice
Inclusive Learning and Special Needs Education In Practice
07 Nov 2022
R 10120.00

Brief Description
The short course in Inclusive Learning and Special Needs Education in Practice is to:-
  • Support special needs educators in an inclusive classroom with coping skills.
  • To guide practitioners in interpreting the policy on screening, identification, assessment and support (SIAS).
  • To establish good inclusive education practices and building an inclusive classroom.
  •  To provide practical hands-on basic counselling skills to educators.
  • To give background to developmental needs and challenges.
  • To give guidance to educators dealing with children with challenges
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing this course, you should have:-
  •  The knowledge on how to establish an inclusive classroom
  • The knowledge and skills to manage difficult behaviour in the classroom
  • The knowledge and practical skills to do basic counselling skills in the school environment
  • The identification of difficult behaviour Understanding of development needs and challenges
Course Content
The following content will be covered:-
Screening , Identification, Assessment and Support (SIAS)B) Inclusive Education Practices.
1) What is inclusive education and what it is not (Introduction)
2) Gardners multiple intelligences incorporating emotional intelligence principles(Intrapersonal, interpersonal, logical-mathematical, naturalist, spatial, bodily-kinaesthetic, linguistic, musical intelligences).
3) Blooms taxonomy in practice (Knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, evaluation).
4) Focus on universal design for learning guidelines encapsulating inclusive education practices) Provision of multiple means of engagement (Why of learning) Provide multiple means of representation (What of learning) Provide multiple means of action and expression(How of learning).
5) Creating and transitioning to inclusive classrooms
 Special Needs Education
5.1. Basic counselling skills Asset based approach Cognitive behavioural intervention
5.2. Introduction to the child's world
5.2.1. Developmental tasks and challenges
5.3. Specific challenges Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder Mood disorders, Children living with chronic diseases (HIV, diabetes, cancer, epilepsy etc), Child maltreatment (physical, emotional and sexual), Physical disability (visual, hearing and physical disability)  and Learning disability Psychotic episodes Drug and alcohol abuse Discipline.
4. How to take care of oneself and preventing burnout.
5. Future course discussion Addenda Assessment will happen throughout the five day course Practical application activities throughout the course Certificates of competence will be awarded at the end of the course Will be registered with SACE
Entry Requirements
A BEd degree or similar
Course Number:
Catalogue and Category:
Education and Teacher Development
Who Should attend:
Teachers and practitioners in the field of special needs.
Delivery Mode:
Contact Sessions
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