Exploring and Finding your Collaborative way with Inclusive Education 

08:30 - 15:30

March 20 - 21, 2019 

Exact venue to be confirmed

Bangkok, Thailand

Register by

November 25, 2019 - Early Bird

Early Bird - Register by November 25, 2019

Baht 20,000 per participant

 

Baht 23,500 per participant​

 

 

 

 

Group of 3 or more  

Baht 20,000 per participant

Target Audience

Primary and secondary teachers,Counsellors, School Leaders

Knowledge 

  • In depth knowledge of Inclusive Education as a global movement- origins and rationale.

  • Articulating yours and your school community’s needs and challenges in relation to Inclusive Education.

  • Learning how the foci of Inclusive Education can be fed into your curriculum. 

  • Considering what collaborative and effective inclusive practice is and where you fit in.

  • Considering ways of implementing inclusive principles at school level- management and teaching. 

  • Reflecting on pupil, family and community voices plus engagement as linked to best inclusive practice.

  • Accessing and logging new resources to support with your future inclusive work and plans.
     

 

Skills
Participants will go back with the following tools/frameworks/skills:

  • Inclusive education- curriculum tools and strategies.

  • The Acknowledge Understand and Provision (AUP) model for pupil centered inclusive practice.

  • A summary of actions to take forward for collaborative inclusive practice.
     

Goal

It is intended that participants will move from locating confusion and frustration/barriers with Inclusion to embracing their inclusive self and developing realizable collaborative actions for change and best practice.
 

Topics Covered

Day 1

Session 1

Exploring who we are and where we are in relation to ‘Inclusion’ in our lives, work and school communities.

Articulating yours and your school community’s needs and challenges in relation to Inclusive Education.

A lecture on Inclusive Education a global movement- origins and rationale.

Session 2

The Acknowledge, Understand and Provision (AUP) model for pupil centered inclusive practice. 

AUP and learning how the foci of Inclusive Education can be fed into your curriculum. 

 

Session 3

Learning about and learning from Disability/SEN.

Understanding a variety of disabilities-  (Autism, Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (SEBD), Dyslexia, Speech language and communication)

Day 2

Session 1

Recap from yesterday and re-visiting our learning aims. How far have we come and how far have we to go!?- Inclusion the journey! (Mittler 2000; Gibson, 2015)

Matters of voice and struggles with power: Pupils, parents, schools and bureaucracy.
 

Session 2

Your school as a community and working in collaboration for inclusive rewards and achievement for all!

Session 3

Overspill- time to revisit and pick up on anything missed from previous sessions. 

Workshop reflection and actions to take forward upon return to your school community.

Course Leader

Dr Suanne Gibson is an Associate Professor of Inclusive Education at Plymouth University, Associate Director of Teaching and Learning within the Institute of Education and also co-leader of the BA Education degree. Her specialist areas of teaching and research are ‘disability’, ‘special educational needs’ (SEN), ‘inclusion’ and critical pedagogy. 


Dr Gibson has been awarded four teaching fellowships at Plymouth University, in 2011 she was named ‘Outstanding Personal Tutor’ by UPSU, in 2012 her work was recognised at a UK level when she received her National Teaching Fellowship from the HEA, in 2013 she was awarded an International Scholarship with the HEA entitled: Developing a critically inclusive pedagogy of relationship for the retention and success of ‘diverse’ undergraduate students or ‘undergraduate students at risk of exclusion’’ and in 2014, due to her work in the field of disability, the Royal Society of the Arts invited her to become a Fellow (FRSA).


Suanne has recently joined forces with Danimation and Positively Autistic to launch ‘Danimation UK’. Its first UK summer school for young people with autism ran in August 2019.