Education

Inclusive Education

Inclusive Education

“Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.” – Chinese proverb. Our school life definitely plays an important role in shaping careers; moreover, teaches many things not included in the ‘curriculum’ – humility, perseverance, team work and patience. But why are some children excluded from basic privileges of going to a certain school? Globally, education is recognized as an elementary human right; but is it so in practice? A typical urban Indian classroom consists of children from various backgrounds, economic classes,castes, religions, and speaking different languages. Likewise, differences in abilities, strengths and performances also prevail; which often become the premise to categorize certain children with difficulties from ‘regular’ children. The purpose of education is to provide students the skills and knowledge to prepare them for the future and wellbeing of society. Educators hence cannot ignore that each child can be different in…