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Title: Teaching and learning to incorporate inclusiveness in schools.
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 inclusion in teaching and learning. It outlines what inclusive education is in order to let people understand what it entails. The chapter also focuses on the significance of inclusivity, why it is important to use inclusive teaching strategies. The following aspects are discussed in this chapter: Ubuntu in the African context, Ubuntu as an approach, promoting a positive classroom climate, embracing student diversity, the importance of parental involvement in inclusive education and encouragement of learner/student interactions. Policies on learner support in South Africa are detailed. The chapter is intended for teachers, district officials, and community because it has also community awareness on inclusion and all other stakeholders. The chapter discourages labeling and discrimination of learners with barriers.
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-4436-8.ch012
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