The Inclusive Practice During Childhood Education Context And Important For The Special Educational Needs Of The Gifted Children

2001 WordsMar 7, 20159 Pages
This essay will focus on the inclusive practice in relation to the early childhood education context and particularly to the special educational needs of the gifted children. This will also cover the policies/legislation, current research, national and international perspectives of inclusive practice in early childhood education. The complexities and practicalities of inclusion in terms of learning opportunities and experiences, environmental considerations and peer relationships would be critically examined. The role of the teacher and the teaching strategies, practices and theoretical prospective and the positive involvement of parents/families would also be evaluated to support the children with giftedness abilities and extra talented skills. In general, inclusive practice is also known as special education. According to Ministry of Education [MoE], (2000), “Special education means the provision of extra assistance, adapted programs or learning environments, specialized equipments or materials to support young children and school students with accessing the curriculum in a range of settings.” Whereas, Education Review Office (2012) also defines inclusion as the identification that all children and their families have equal rights to access high quality early childhood education without any barriers, full participation and learning for all children. Moreover, the four principles of Te Whariki such as empowerment (Whakamana), holistic development (kotahitanga), family and
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