Curriculum | B. Ed. | PE 6: Creating an Inclusive School

PE 6: Creating an Inclusive School

Course Description: This course would enable the students to understand the concept of exceptionality and inclusive education and would help the students to incorporate innovate practices in the education of the children with diversities.

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Learning Objectives
(At the end of the session the student should be able to)

Teaching Guidelines




  • Understanding diversities / differences
  • Explain the types of various disabilities
  • Discuss causes and problems of various disabilities
  • Describe types of learning disabilities
To cover concept, characteristics and types of various disabilities (Visual, Hearing , Mental Retardation, locomotor and Neurological Disorders, Learning Disability and Multiple Disability)
  • Power Point Presentation
  • Brain Storming Session
  • Visit to Special Schools

6 Hrs


  • Inclusive Education


  • Mention need of inclusive education
  • Elucidate principles of inclusive education
To cover concept, meaning and need of Inclusive Education; Principles of Inclusive Education
  • Power Point Presentations
  • Project Method
  • Didactic

2 Hrs


  • Transition from Segregation to Inclusion


  • Discuss need of transition from segregation to inclusion
  • Give details of infrastructural and instructional requirements of an inclusive setup
To cover Models of Inclusion; Concept of an Inclusive School- Infrastructure and Accessibility, Awareness and Positive Attitude towards Disability, Human Resources, Whole School Approach
  • Didactic
  •  Student Interactive Sessions
  • Survey of schools


4 Hrs


  • International Declarations and Conventions


  • Analyse various international declarations and conventions
To cover Salamanca Statement and Framework of Action, 1994; Educational provisions in the UN convention on the rights of persons with disabilities (UNCRPD), 2006
  • Didactic
  • Student Interactive Session

4 Hrs


  • Constitutional Provisions


  • Be acquainted with provisions related to children with special needs in constitution
  • Enumerate recommendations of various policies regarding students with disabilities
To cover Education of students with disabilities in NPE 1968, 1986, POA(1992); PWD Act (1995), RCI Act (1992), RTE Act (2009); Education in the National Policy on Disability, 2006
  • Visit to Law Department
  • Team Teaching
  • Didactic

6 Hrs


  • Role of Organizations for Education of Children with Disabilities


  • Describe the role of various Indian councils and organizations for education of children with special needs
To cover Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI); National Institute of Different Disabilities; Composite Regional Centers (CRCs); District Disability Rehabilitation Centers (DDRCs); Non Voluntary Govt. Organizations (NGOs)
  • Didactic
  • Student Interactive Session
  • Project Method

4 Hrs


  • Pedagogical Strategies to respond to individual needs of learners in classroom
  • Adopt appropriate strategies in an inclusive classroom
To cover Peer Tutoring, Cooperative Learning Strategy, Social Learning, Buddy System, Reflective Teaching, Multisensory Teaching
  • Didactic
  • Student Interactive Session
  • Visit to schools for observation

2 Hrs