Features Of Inclusive Teaching And Learning

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Inclusive practice is about adapting what is being delivered to make learning accessible to everyone regardless of ability, special education need (SEN) or any other barrier that might exist. When planning to meet the needs of everyone in the group it is essential that the teacher has as much information about everyone as possible. (The City and Guilds textbook level 3 Award in Education and Training). Features of inclusive teaching and learning starts with knowing which learning styles your learners prefer, to do this you can use VARK (visual, aural, read/write and kinetic) test which was designed by Neil Fleming to help learners and teachers know what learning methods they are best suited to e.g. in the first lesson my tutor asked for us…show more content…
These are called energizers and can be subject specific such as a quiz or a fun activity or game which gets the learners moving about. Always have a contingency plan in case anything you planned to use isn’t available, or if some learners finish before others or don’t wish to partake. Whichever way you use an icebreaker or energizer, it should be designed to be a fun and light-hearted activity to:
• Build confidence
• Create a suitable learning environment
• Enable learners to talk confidently in front of their peers
• Encourage communication, motivation, interaction, teamwork, and inclusion
• Establish trust and respect
• Get the programme off to a good start
• Help learners relax
• Introduce learners to each other
• Minimize barriers
• Reduce apprehension and nervousness
• Reduce intimidation
(The Award in Education and Training, Ann Gravells pages 98-100)
Offering equality of opportunity to all your learners means making sure that you are up to date with your knowledge on the Equality act 2010:
The Equality Act 2010
The Equality Act 2010 replaced all previous anti-discrimination legislation and consolidated it into one act (for England, Scotland, and Wales). It provides rights for people not to be directly discriminated against or harassed because they have an association with a disabled person or because they are wrongly perceived as disabled. To ensure you comply with the Equality Act, you need to be proactive in all aspects of
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