One of The Kids Online Course Monday 23 October to Monday 20 November 2023

23 October 2023
09:00 am - 08:00 pm
This online course runs over five weeks and it's self paced. It opens on Monday 23 October at 9am and closes on Monday 20 November at 8pm, after the live session. This course will provide you with substantial information to support your advocacy for your child at school. All tips and strategies provided are backed up with research evidence and a human rights approach. Inclusive education is one of the most valuable things parents can pursue in setting children up for an inclusive adult life.

Four students on the playground at school with the words One of the Kids - Building inclusion at school - online and virtual course

The course includes self-directed learning, online live sessions to connect and hear from a parent leader, and opportunities for questions and comment. It covers:

Week 1 – 23 October Module 1: Why inclusion? (Self-directed) - Education has impact on all aspects of life. Inclusive education for all children with disability is international thinking and a human right.

Week 2 – 30 October Module 2: The impact of inclusive education (Live session, 7pm-8pm) - The importance of a good life, the potential two life pathways for a person with disability.  Hear our family leader share the importance of vision, and we will introduce you to the importance of the intentional vs incidental curriculum in the educational environment.

Week 3 – 6 November Module 3: What does an inclusive education look like? (Self-directed) - Inclusion is scaffolded by international, national and state legislation, have a working knowledge of what reasonable adjustments are and the family’s role with the educators and school.

Week 4 – 13 November Module 4: Support at school (Self-directed) - Let’s unpack how the support looks in the classroom, tackle funding and the over reliance on SLSO support, successful adjustment strategies are often free.

Week 5 – 20 November Module 5: Advocacy – Making it happen (Live session, 7pm-8pm) - The importance of advocacy, the parental role as equal in the collaboration with the educator, conducting effective meetings.  Vision is all important.

This is a FREE course but registrations are essential as we have a maximum of 10 places.



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