Inclusive education: An African perspective engages with prevailing philosophies presenting a holistic view of inclusive education from an international, as well as - importantly - from a South African, and a broader African perspective.

Inclusive education: An African perspective engages with prevailing philosophies presenting a holistic view of inclusive education from an international, as well as - importantly - from a South African, and a broader African perspective.

Features

  • opening case studies which introduce concepts and provide an illustration of practices
  • 'Stop and reflect' boxes which pose questions that allow the reader to apply knowledge and opinion, and call for critical engagement
  • end-of-chapter questions which require dialogic and critical reflection and engage the reader in the practical application of the conceptual thinking and theoretical principles advanced in this book

Part 1: Conceptualising inclusive education
1Understanding inclusive education from an Afrocentric perspective
2Inclusivity: different epistemologies and worldviews
3An inclusive curriculum from an Afrocentric perspective
4Understanding the development and challenges of an African child
Part 2: Inclusive education in practice
5An African perspective of disability in relation to current trends in inclusive education
6Moving beyond barriers
7Learning support in inclusive education settings
8Managing inclusive education classrooms
9Developing a flexible curriculum for inclusive classrooms
10Inclusive education in different contexts
11Assessment for inclusion
12Communication in inclusive settings
Suitable for students taking postgraduate courses in inclusive education, in-service teachers, as well as academics, policymakers and many other professionals working in inclusive education.
  • Inclusive Education: An African Perspective



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