Series: Inclusive education

Issue: Volume 100, Number 1

Posted: 28 February 2022
Reference #: 1HAUzt

This series explores what inclusion looks like in different education settings and considers the next steps for achieving our shared vision for make learning inclusive and accessible for every child and young person.

We would love to hear about what you’re doing in your school, kura or early learning centre to make learning inclusive. Please get in touch with reporter@edgazette.govt.nz.

A team approach is taken at Tahatai Coast School to meet the needs of students like Isaac.

A team approach is taken at Tahatai Coast School to meet the needs of students like Isaac.

The journey to a more inclusive education system

What does an inclusive education system look like and how do we get there? Education Gazette talks to a number of people about their vision to make our education system more inclusive and accessible for ākonga with disabilities or learning needs.

Positive changes afoot for gifted learners

A new set of global principles aims to create positive change on behalf of gifted students locally, regionally, and globally, and indicates the professional learning needed to ensure ākonga can fulfil their highest potential.

Making NCEA more accessible

Changes being made to NCEA include a commitment to make the qualification more accessible. 

Creating inclusive environments

Inclusive, accessible environments mean that students with additional learning support needs are not prevented from participating fully in school life. But as these examples from Knights Stream School and Henry Hill School show, it’s about so much more than providing ramps and quiet spaces.

Enhancing staff capability at Newtown School

Many schools are exploring ways to boost the capability of their staff to help support the needs of every child and their family, including Wellington’s Newtown School.

Gender and menstruation inclusion

A new outdoor education resource and the period products in schools initiative are supporting more inclusive practices to ensure all students feel safe and valued in their learning environments.

Whakanuia te uenuku ki ia kura

More articles on inclusive education

BY Education Gazette editors
Education Gazette | Tukutuku Kōrero, reporter@edgazette.govt.nz

Posted: 12:38 PM, 28 February 2022

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