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Inclusion, Participation and Democracy: What is the Purpose? by J. Allan

By J. Allan

Delivering a cross-cultural viewpoint, this booklet includes papers from across the world popular students who offer clean insights into the ambitions and targets for inclusion, participation and democracy and the way those should be learned at the present time. The 'insider' bills spotlight the complicated political and cultural alterations required to be successful with the inclusion venture. This ebook is for researchers learning inclusion, instructor educators and academics.

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But how is inclusion to be carried out? What is it to be an inclusive school? When we started our evaluation of inclusion in Norwegian schools, we had to operationalise the concept and decide what to look for. A natural starting point was to explore the application of the concept in L97. At one point in the document, inclusion clearly relates to students with special needs: ‘As a community, the compulsory school must be inclusive. Pupils with special needs must be given the opportunity to play an equally important part in the social, academic and cultural community’ (L97, p.

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