My story series about inclusion, particularly inclusive education
The following is a collection of my stories related to inclusion, particularly as it relates to inclusive schools and classrooms.
It’s also not helpful to speak for a community without actually consulting that community (even when we’re also part of that community, because we don’t speak for everyone). So I did that next: What Inclusive Education Really Means.
Nearly one year ago, I wrote this piece. I was incredulous after I learned that February was considered Inclusive Education Month in Manitoba — it’s actually not. As you’ll read, all this entailed was a photo of a declaration posted on social media.
That’s literally it.
No additional funding, no policy changes, no nothing.
One year later and nothing has improved — In fact, thanks to a pandemic and government incompetence, things have changed for the worse. February Was Inclusive Education Month in Manitoba?
The only bright spot comes from a forward-thinking school division here in Manitoba, and I really hope others will follow suit. In January 2022, LRSD announced they have hired a Divisional Principal of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism Services:Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Anti-Racism in Education.
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I also have a table of contents for all my articles.
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