Continue reading Co-teaching empowers inclusive education, Finland

Co-teaching empowers inclusive education, Finland

In the video the members of the co-teaching team in Kempele Kirkonkylä School talk about their co-operation during school year 2016 – 2017. Topics are such as size of their team and resources, the prerequisites for co-teaching, the roles of the school assistants, the special education teacher and the principal, the effect of co-teaching on the school climate and about co-operation with the pupils´ therapists.

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Continue reading A Changing Role in Supporting Assistive Technology, UK

A Changing Role in Supporting Assistive Technology, UK

Hannah is a year 10 student at a secondary school in England. We hear about how she accesses education and the support she receives for technology. This includes a laptop with dictation software that she was recently assessed for. We also hear from Leigh Allen, the SENCo (Special Educational Needs Coordinators), working with Hannah.

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Continue reading Studying online when attending school is impossible, Finland

Studying online when attending school is impossible, Finland

Despite high educational achievements in Finland there is a small group of students who are unable to attend school due to various psychological or somatic challenges. They are often hard to help by using the traditional educational methods and are left with only little pedagogical support. Tuuve, a supported online teaching project was developed for these students. This is a story about Kiia, a 16 year old girl who studied in Tuuve project in 2015 – 2017.

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Continue reading We are crossing boundaries, Norway

We are crossing boundaries, Norway

This is a story about the project ‘we are crossing boundaries’. The project takes place in a municipality in the western part of Norway. A school and the Educational Psychological Service is collaborating with Statped in order to improve the school situation when it comes to inclusion. The main goal of the project is changing attitudes and structures in the school toward teaching for inclusion.

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Continue reading Steps in to Work Traineeships, UK

Steps in to Work Traineeships, UK

Working with NEET learners 16-18 to Gain Employment (Not in Employment Education or Training) and Managing Disruptive Behaviours Scope Steps in to Work is a 6 month programme. The main objective is for these young people to gain a Maths and English qualifications along with employability skills and full time employment (over 16 hours). A…

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