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Title: Human dignity is central to inclusive education.
Authors: Masalesa, Metse Juliet.
School of Early Childhood Education
Issue Date: 2021
Publisher: IGI Global
Abstract: The aim of this chapter is to reflect on the importance of human dignity in inclusive education. The chapter focuses on taking all stakeholders on board regarding as far as human dignity and human rights. Aspects discussed are the following: the importance of human dignity, inclusive education (IE) as human right, the principles of inclusion, IE under international law, aspects of Ubuntu, Afrocentric IE, IE and inclusive schools, and diversity in South African education. This chapter is intended for stakeholders in education system, the community, and the entire African countries. It is also intended for the international countries in order to inform them that Africa takes inclusive education very seriously. The said factors will assist the intended community to avoid discrimination in its entirety and support learners with barrier and acknowledge that every person is unique and respect his/her rights and dignity.
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-4436-8.ch004
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