Inclusive pedagogies – an introduction for teachers



Full course description

Who is this training package for?

School teachers and leaders who want to learn more about the issues around inclusion and identify opportunities and strategies to improve an inclusive ethos in school communities


What will it cover?

Learn about the methods of teaching which aim to include all students regardless of ability, gender, race, ethnicity, or socio-economic background:

  • factors that impact on inclusion at school
  • making schools inclusive
  • inclusive classrooms


The aim of the course is to learn about and plan ways of integrating the teaching and learning of inclusive pedagogies into everyday school practice.


What will I take away?

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • describe inclusion and some of the main ideas and models that relate to it
  • explain some of the agreements, laws and policies that influence inclusion
  • discuss factors that affect school culture which, in turn, impacts inclusion
  • describe the features of inclusive schools, teachers, and classrooms
  • identify groups of learners who are most at risk of exclusion in your context
  • describe the role of diversity in the classroom
  • explore at least one strategy that supports inclusive teaching and learning
  • identify barriers to inclusion and practical strategies to address some of these barriers
  • describe key features of an inclusive classroom


Practical Information


This course is self-paced so you can take as little or as long as you like to complete it.

  • Online study: three to four hours

Supported Browsers

Please note, you will need to use one of the following web browsers to access the training package: 

  • Chrome 79 and 80
  • Firefox 72 and 73
  • Edge 79 and 80
  • Respondus Lockdown Browser 
  • Safari 12 and 13 (Macintosh only)
  • Flash (for recording or viewing audio/video and uploading files)

You may start this training package at any time.



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