Reflection On The Inclusion Improvement Plan

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Reflection is an important part of the planning process. “Ongoing learning and reflective practice is one of the five principles of the early years learning Framework” (DEEWR, 2010. p. 7). It gives the educators an opportunity to look at the planning process, the successful areas of planning, the areas of improvement and progress and to get motivated to work better for the learning of children. The following reflection will highlight the merits of implementing the inclusion improvement plan, some of the issues that impact on educators’ capacity to provide an inclusive care environment and how can the educators manage the competing demands of inclusion of children with additional needs, with the demands of providing an inclusive environment for all children.

The inclusion improvement plan for Joshua caters to his special needs to a large extent. For example, Joshua is a child with autism. “The term autism loosely groups a range of spectrums that share the characteristics of difficulties in socialisation, communication and repetitive and restricted behaviour” (EDU 30005, 2016). Children with special needs were not considered to be a part of the education system and were being labeled as gifted or handicapped. However, with the change in the societies, the concept of disability has also changed. As Winzer (2007) argues, “although there have always been differences in a society, the construct and implications of what it means to be normal vary as the society changes and
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