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One Day Workshop on Creating Inclusive Teaching Environment in a regular Classroo
09/06/2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm UTC+5.5
I for Inclusion: Higher Education Module.
Access to Education for students with Disabilities is a legal mandate in India. The Reality on the ground is far from desirable. The Xavier’s Resource Centre for the Visually Challenged (XRCVC) (www.xrcvc.org) , St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, has been working to demonstrate how a holistic approach at education can create inclusion as also improve the quality of education for students without disabilities.
Aim of one day workshop:
1. To help participants reflect on attitudes and beliefs towards persons with vision impairments.
2. Orient participants to concepts of inclusion, equal opportunity education, classroom strategies to create inclusion, universal design and related ideas.
3. Help the institution create a framework for developing an internal model for inclusion based on principles of equity and access.
4. Through the experience, help participants gain valuable insights of personal strength, ability to work around situations, power of imagination and the inherent human capacity to overcome odds through innovation and determination.