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The Importance Of Effective Education

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Recently, an research article caught my attention in how teachers in promoting inclusive education for children experience disability and with additional educational needs. In the article, the child diagnosed with Down Syndrome participates in the classroom experiences with the other children in the mainstream school, but with supports and adaptations as needed. The teacher creates the opportunity for the child to share his knowledge with the other children and support their learning, while also catering his individual needs in supporting him in communication and social skills. The article illustrates the key elements of inclusion practices in practice. What inclusion actually means for us as early childhood educators? The following essay is designed to examine those contributing factors involved in the inclusive education.

Inclusion is strongly supported by international, national, and state policy, legislation. “The right to an inclusive education is addressed in both the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with a Disability. Additionally, the Australian Government expresses its commitment to inclusive education in an array of documents and policies, including the National Disability Strategy, the Australian Curriculum, the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, the National Quality Framework and the Early Years Learning Framework for Australia”. (Kathy, 2013). Each of these documents, recognizes and acknowledged the
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