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Course Overview

All students should feel like they have the same opportunities to participate and achieve in education. Through this course with QUT, you will learn the concepts that underpin inclusive practice.

You will learn the history of inclusive education, and how it differs from integration and special education. You will also explore what you as an educator, professional or parent can do to uphold a student’s right to inclusive education.

  • What is inclusive education?
  • Concepts that underpin inclusion

Inclusive education in context

This course is for teachers, other professionals and parents looking to understand genuine inclusion in education.

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
  • Explain the history of inclusive education
  • Compare integration, special education and inclusive education
  • Describe educators’ obligations under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)
  • Apply inclusive language

Explain the social model of disability and universal design principles