Inclusion and equity in education: responding to a global challenge

Ainscow, M. (2021) Inclusion and equity in education: responding to a global challenge. In: Köpfer, A., Powell, J. J.W. and Zahnd, R. (eds.) Handbuch Inklusion international = International Handbook of Inclusive Education. Verlag Barbara Budrich: Opladen, pp. 75-87. ISBN 9783847424468

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This chapter traces the development of the United Nations’ policy Education for All since 1990, noting the struggles that have gone on to ensure that it is, in fact, concerned with all children, whatever their characteristics and circumstances. In so doing, it points to the need to focus particular efforts on the most disadvantaged learners to ensure that no one is overlooked. In addressing this global challenge, the chapter draws on findings from the author’s own research in order to suggest an overall agenda for change, focusing on national policies for promoting equity and the development of inclusive school practices.

Item Type:Book Sections
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Ainscow, Professor Mel
Authors: Ainscow, M.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Education
Publisher:Verlag Barbara Budrich

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