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Inclusive Education

Course Description

Inclusive education is a systemic reform process that entails changes and modifications in educational content, teaching methods, approaches, structures, and strategies to overcome barriers, with the goal of providing all pupils of the relevant age range with an equitable and participatory learning experience and environment that best corresponds to their needs and preferences. Many experts in the field of inclusive education have referred to it as more of a process than a location. When we talk about inclusive education, we’re talking about more than just a set of procedures. It’s also a method of thinking about humanity, difference, and education.

The underlying idea behind inclusive education is that pupils with disabilities are on par with pupils who do not have disabilities in terms of their fundamental levels of competence. As a direct result of this, all pupils are able to fully participate in the courses in which they are enrolled as well as the community around their respective schools. Nevertheless, one of the most beneficial aspects of inclusive education is the provision of a setting that is not constrictive but rather very natural and encourages pupils to freely express who they are.

Acceptance, understanding, and attention to the differences and diversity of pupils is necessary for a successful and effective inclusive education. These characteristics can include all of the aspects of multiple intelligences, including physical, cognitive, academic, social, and emotional intelligence.

The primary goal of an inclusive education is to create an atmosphere in which all pupils feel welcome, in which they are suitably challenged, and in which they are supported in their efforts. Additionally, it is of the utmost importance that the adults be given support. This includes not only the teacher of the regular education class but also the teacher of the special education class, in addition to all other staff members who are helpful. Additionally, we must not overlook the importance of the parents.

Learning Outcomes

Successful graduates of the course will have the knowledge and skills to do the following:

  • Acquaint yourself with the fundamental ideas, advantages, and core values that underpin inclusive education
  • Gain an understanding of the inclusive education concept, which aims to end student segregation and integrate students with special needs into regular classrooms
  • Acquaint yourself with the many ICT tools and platforms that can support and facilitate the learning process for students who have special needs
  • Learn about and discuss different teaching methods and activities that can be used in the classroom to help students with special needs become more engaged in the learning process
  • Learn more about the benefits of being involved with and learning from your peers
  • Pay a visit to Turkish educational institutes and schools that are doing innovative work in the field of inclusive education and children with special needs
  • Teachers from Turkey and education professionals from other EU nations who are taking part in the training session can discuss issues and share successful teaching strategies with one another

Course Details


Professionals in the education sector (e.g., teachers, guidance counselors, principals, and administrators at elementary, middle, high, and vocational institutions) and non-governmental organization (NGO) staff.


The training will be delivered in the form of an interactive process, with a primary focus on the development of a mentoring connection between the participants and the instructor. The course is going to be taught in a way that is both didactic and experiential, as well as interactive, and it will also include both individual and group tasks. Learning through experience and taking a workshop approach will be emphasized throughout. Additionally, examples of inclusive education for students with special needs taken from the inclusive-based school system are shown to the participants.

Course Objectives

  • Definition of Inclusive Education: Introduce the fundamental principles and philosophy of inclusive education.
  • Diverse Learning Needs: Understand the various learning needs of students and how to support these needs in the classroom.
  • Legal Framework and Policies: Examine legal regulations and policies related to inclusive education.
  • Differentiated Instruction: Learn differentiated teaching techniques that cater to different learning needs and abilities.
  • Effective Communication and Collaboration: Develop effective communication and collaboration strategies within the classroom and collaborate with students, families, and other stakeholders.
  • Support Services and Resources: Introduce support services and resources that can be utilized in inclusive education.
  • Social and Emotional Learning: Develop strategies to encourage social and emotional learning and support students’ development in these areas.
  • Student Engagement: Learn methods to encourage the active and meaningful participation of all students.
  • Home-School Collaboration: Develop strategies to collaborate with families and strengthen home-school partnerships.
  • Accessibility and Accommodations: Utilize tools and strategies to ensure the accessibility and accommodation of classroom materials and learning environments.
  • Assessment and Feedback: Use inclusive approaches to assess student achievement and provide feedback.
  • Professional Development: Explore continuous professional development opportunities for educators to improve and sustain their inclusive education practices.

Tentative Schedule


  • Information and orientation about the venue and the city
  • Networking events
  • A walking tour of the city of the venue


  • Team-building exercises
  • Needs and expectations assessment
  • Presentations by schools and participants
  • Inclusive Education: fundamental concepts and current data
  • The benefits of inclusive education from integration to inclusion
  • Sharing experiences and best practices in working with learners with learning disabilities


  • Inclusive education is a human right
  • Meaningful data collection to reach the invisible
  • Inclusive education not as a challenge, but an opportunity


  • Inclusive teaching methods: a fresh look at universal design for learning
  • Making learning resources more accessible
  • Sharing main approaches


  • Managing the inclusive classroom
  • Students with behavioral difficulties
  • Students with learning difficulties
  • Supporting students’ strengths and talents
  • Group processes and diversity
  • Intersectional relationships and sexualities
  • Crisis intervention processes


  • Using ICT tools and platforms to assist learners with special needs in their learning process
  • Hands-on experience with ICT tools
  • Working with parents: challenges, benefits, and best practices for involving and communicating with families


  • Course wrap-up and final assessment
  • Learning outcomes validation and certification ceremony
  • Additional training session tailored to specific needs (optional)
  • Cultural activities

*The schedule describes likely activities but may differ significantly based on the requests of the participants, and the trainer delivering the specific session. Course modifications are subject to the trainer’s discretion. If you would like to discuss a specific topic, please indicate it at least 4 weeks in advance.

Our courses usually include two cultural activities. Further information is available on the webpage of each course.

Duration 1 - 2 weeks
Price 80.00

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