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Achievement and inclusion in schools – book
This book considers the challenges of diversity in today’s schools and shows how high levels of inclusion can be entirely compatible with high levels of achievement and that combining the two is not only possible but also essential if all students are to have the opportunity to participate fully in education. Each chapter reflects an understanding of inclusion as being concerned with the learning and participation of everyone in a changing education policy context.
Advance HE: Internationalising Higher Education
This website provides information on key projects, guidance and teaching resources, and ways you can connect with internationalisation. They developed a framework for internationalising higher education and a series that covers key thematic priorities that impact upon the quality of teaching and learning in HE. The Advance HE frameworks provide a shared point of reference and common language to shape and review policy, process and practice in order to enhance student success.
Advance HE: Professional Standards Framework
Advance HE works with individuals and institutions in higher education (HE) to provide students with an excellent learning experience. They manage and lead the development of the UK Professional Standards Framework (PSF), a globally-recognised framework for benchmarking success within HE teaching and learning support.
Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity (CREID) (University of Edinburgh)
CREID undertakes research exploring issues of inclusion and diversity in relation to children, young people and adults in education and related areas of policy and practice (including health, social welfare, training and employment). Based at the University of Edinburgh and part of the School of Education, CREID undertakes high quality research to inform policy and practice in the pursuit of equality, social justice and social inclusion for a wide range of disadvantaged groups. Inclusion and Diversity has long been a strong theme of work across the School of Education and CREID provides a focal point for work in this area. The website contains a lot of information about different research projects, relevant events, publications, and other resources.
Education Scotland Inclusion webpages
This webpage from Education Scotland provides information and advice on embedding inclusion, wellbeing and equality into education.
Education Scotland improving gender balance and equalities
This is an Education Scotland website providing information on improving gender balance and equalities in 3-18-year-olds. The resources are directed at practitioners (ELC, primary and secondary schools) and include action guides, podcasts, guiding principles for developing and selecting resources that promote equality and diversity, and various other helpful resources and links to other resources,
General Teaching Council for Scotland ASN resources
The General Teaching Council for Scotland has resources on the topic of additional support needs, aimed at educators.
General Teaching Council for Scotland Equality & Diversity Hub
The General Teaching Council for Scotland has many good resources on diversity, aimed at educators, including e-learning modules.
Inclusive Practice Programme (University of Aberdeen)
The Inclusive Practice Programme at the University of Aberdeen offers a suite of courses at Master’s level through which teachers can achieve Certificate, Diploma and ultimately a Master’s Degree in Inclusive Practice. This course is open to both classroom teachers (primary and secondary) and to specialists in Additional Support Needs (the Scottish policy term for teachers who support pupils experiencing difficulties). A key feature of the work is the way in which professionals holding different roles work together to discuss the concepts of the course and their implications for practice.
Institute of Physics
The Institute of Physics’ website has information on what they are doing to address the gender imbalance in physics, including information on current and past projects addressing gender balance and further resources.
Introduction to communities of practice: A brief overview of the concept and its uses
This website provides information on the concept and uses of communities of practice. There is information on what CoPs comprise of, events related to CoPs, and links to different resources.
Making Sense of Teachers Communities of Practice
This resource provides information on the Making SENse of Teachers’ Communities of Practice with Social and Epistemic Network Analysis project. There is a video presentation on how do teachers build communities of practice.
Tool to Upgrade Teacher Education Practices for Inclusive Education
This project promotes the concept of inclusive education as a reform principle that respects and caters for diversity among all learners, with a specific focus on those who are at a higher risk of marginalisation and exclusion. The project examined the methods and tools for teacher professional development and developed a tool to help teachers.
UK government: Implementing Inclusive Education
This is a UK government rapid review that synthesises evidence and literatures on the key elements of successful implementation of inclusive education.