Inclusive Education, Boy's under-achievement

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'Inclusion', a term that has been important to people and societies valuing diversity and overcoming barriers, has acquired greater significance in this century than in the previous. One of the most widely debated and discussed topics in the educational sector today is connected with special educational needs, policy formulations, inclusive education, the different competing models of dealing with the same issue in different labels, etc.


It has been realised as one of the morally wrong and socially discriminating issue to isolate children due to their physical or learning needs compared to the majority of other children and the most approving endeavour by a practitioner in the area is to embrace the move towards inclusion and to promote this practice. "The term 'special educational needs' was used as an all-encompassing term to describe any child who needed some extra support. Children have special educational needs if they have a learning difficulty that calls for special educational provision to be made for them." (Tassoni and White, 4) Children with a significantly greater difficulty in learning than the majority of children of the same age or those with a disability which hiders them from using the educational facilities are included in this special category. There have been several attempts to correct the term with which the special needs of these students are referred and the concept of inclusive education is the result of the long plea to change the education system in order to allow all children to enjoy fair and equal access to education. ...
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