Section 6

Unit 6.1: Providing for Inclusion

British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) (2006) ‘School inclusion can be abuse’:

Centre for Studies on Inclusive Education:

Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) Initial Teacher Training Inclusion Development Programme, Primary/Secondary: Dyslexia and Speech, Language and Communication Needs:

Department for Education and Skills (DfES) Inclusive Teaching Observation Checklist:

Ellis, S., Tod, J. and Graham-Matheson, L. (2008) Special Educational Needs and Inclusion: Reflection and Renewal:

This site provides guidance for teachers, carers and parents on removing barriers to achievement for children with SEN and disabilities.

Teacher Training Resource Bank Special Educational Needs:
This contains support for including and teaching learners with SEN or disabilities.

Unit 6.2: Providing for Differentiation

Cambridge Primary Review:

Coffield, F., Moseley, D., Hall, E. and Ecclestone, K. (2004) Should We Be Using Learning Styles? What Research Has To Say To Practice:

Department for Education and Skills (DfES) 2020 Vision: Report of the Teaching and Learning 2020 Review Group:

Differentiation — guidance for inclusive teaching:
Type ‘differentiation’ into the search box and then follow the links to the relevant document.

Galton, M., Gray, J. and Rudduck, J. et al. (2003) Transfer and Transitions in the Middle Years of Schooling (7–14): Continuities and Discontinuities in Learning, DfES Research Report RR443:

Independent Review of the Primary Curriculum (Rose Review):

Teachers TV

Primary Special Needs: Differentiation:
This is a 15-minute programme on a Newcastle primary school.

Special Needs: Differentiation in Action:
This 15-minute video features a primary school in London.

Unit 6.3: Responding to Cultural Diversity

Cambridge Primary Review:

EMMA: International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination:

European Convention on Human Rights:

Every Child Matters:

Huddleston, T. (2007) Identity, Diversity and Citizenship: A Critical Review of Educational Resources:

Independent Review of the Primary Curriculum (Rose Review):

National College for School Leadership (NCSL) (2005) Effective Leadership in Multi-ethnic Schools:

National Curriculum:

No Name-calling Week:

Standards Site (DCSF):

TeacherNet Community Cohesion Resource Pack:

United Nations Declaration of the Rights of the Child:

Unit 6.4: Responding to Gender Differences

Guasp, A. (2009) Homophobic Bullying in Britain's Schools: The Teachers’ Report:

Independent Review of the Primary Curriculum (Rose Review):

National Literacy Trust gender and literacy research pages:
A very comprehensive research index that you can use to follow up specific issues in relation to literacy and gender. The National Literacy Trust also hosts all the policy documents related to government research and initiatives to raise boys’ achievements on:
See also same url suffixed with #research

Teacher Training Resource Bank (TTRB):
Look here for publications on key aspects of boys’ motivation and performance in literacy; use ‘Boys’ motivation’ as the search term.

Times Educational Supplement (TES):

Unit 6.5: Responding to Linguistic Diversity

Multiverse: Exploring Diversity and Achievement:
An excellent initial teacher education resource, supported by the Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA), this website covers a wealth of resource materials to enhance the educational achievement of pupils from diverse backgrounds. This includes research articles, debates and ideas for the classroom. Look here for the current statistics for languages spoken in your LA.

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