A workshop designed to give a practical, lightning overview on how to design and implement effective inclusive education, working from current contexts of educators.
· Define inclusive education
· Develop a clear vision for leadership that develops schools that are accessible and effective
· Learn practical implementation and approaches to educating children with special needs in general settings
· Improve individual practice through implementation of principles of universal design
· Collaborate effectively with colleagues in the promotion of a flexible problem-solving school culture
· Begin, initiate and commit to sustain inclusive educational environments
Morning session 10am-12pm
· Inclusion Principles and Paradigms
· Workshop: aligning knowledge and paradigms- where are we - right now?
· Role Clarification for effective collaboration educators (sped and general), parents, interventionists, doctors)
Afternoon session 1.30pm-4pm
· Workshop: Program Planning
· Workshop: Accessing the General curriculum (developing Individualized Education Programs, lessons plans and assessment frameworks that incorporate inclusion contexts)
· Inclusion myth-busting and moving forward, (generating doable goals for inclusion)
· Q & A
|The 4-hour session will be divided into three (3) segments:|
1. Building the Teach Together community,
2. Capacity-building for HEIs offering SHS, and
3. Strategic development of HEIs and personnel
The Building the Teach Together Community segment will be presented by Maria Lorena Guray Narciso, Materials Development Officer of CHED K to 12 Transition Program. She will talk about the instructional materials developed for SHS teachers by CHED and the Teach Together portal as a collaboration space for teachers and experts. (30mins)
The segment on Capacity-Building for HEIs Offering SHS will be presented by Kristofer Kliatchko, Teacher Training Officer of CHED K to 12 Transition Program. He will discuss the Saysay-Husay-Sarili framework and the inquiry-based pedagogy in the delivery of STEM teacher training. (45mins)
The Strategic Development of HEIs and Personnel segment will be moderated by Justin III Edward Modesto, Lead for Instruction, Research, & Sectoral Engagement of CHED K to 12 Transition Program. He will be joined on stage by research grantees who will present their studies funded through CHED. This segment will be opened to participants for questions regarding grant application processes for HEI faculty. (1.5hrs)
The session will be facilitated by Johnet Lopez, Teacher Training Officer of CHED K to 12 Transition Program.