Professional learning opportunities related to inclusive practice:
NEW! (13 August 2019) Inclusion in Practice: The CIRCLE Framework - Secondary information published by Education Scotland about a badged professional learning module which has been designed to support equitable professional learning on inclusive practice for education practitioners in secondary schools and local authorities in Scotland. It is based on The CIRCLE Framework, a collaboration between practitioners in Edinburgh City, Queen Margaret University and NHS Lothian, that has been adapted for modular learning by Education Scotland.
A guide for ensuring inclusion and equity in education published by UNESCO in 2017 and linked to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, in particular Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 for education.
How to include children with special education needs and disabilities post published June 2017 on the British Council website discusses the benefits of an inclusive approach and the teaching methods used in one particular school.
#IncludED in the Main?!: Report published in 2016 by Enable Scotland which outlines 22 steps on the journey to inclusion for every person with a learning disability.
Communication Access Literacy and Learning (CALL) Scotland: Comprising a Research and Development centre as well as a working Service unit, CALL helps children and young people across Scotland to overcome disability and barriers to learning. Service includes workshops, webinars and resources.
Right to Education: Breaking down the barriers: A massive open online course (MOOC) on Futurelearn by University of Glasgow. Exploring how we can support those who are marginalised and excluded from education. Does education for all, mean all? Follow @UofGInclusiveEd and #FLrighttoeducation on social media.
Scottish Network for Able Pupils: Based at University of Glasgow, this network raises awareness about highly able pupils and works with teachers and schools to disseminate teaching and learning developments within the research field.
Specific to languages
Critical Connections. Moving Forward with Multilingual Digital Storytelling: An international project which involves students, teachers and parents where film making is used as a means to encourage students to engage with language learning and embrace intercultural literacy as well as digital literacy. A handbook for teachers is available to download for free.
Dyslexia and Foreign Language Teaching: A massive open online course (MOOC) on Futurelearn by University of Lancaster. Gain practical tools and theoretical insights to help dyslexic students learn second languages, with this free online course. Follow #FLdyslexia on social media.
Inclusive Practice in Language Learning: This new blog featuring examples of inclusive practice in language learning is moderated by Catriona Oates, Lecturer at University of West of Scotland.
Languages without Limits: website developed by Hilary McColl which aims to support language teachers in their efforts to make effective provision for learners of all abilities. It takes as its starting point the conviction that second language learning is a gateway to significant personal benefits, that everyone can benefit, and that no-one should be excluded. [Content is currently migrating to other sites, find out why]
Multilingual learning for a globalised world: A massive open online course (MOOC) on Futurelearn by University of Glasgow. This free online course will explore multilingual education and how it can impact and improve education and even wider society. Follow @UoGMultilingua and #FLMultilingua on social media.
PRO-sign is a set of descriptors and approaches to assessment for signed languages. It aligns with the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) that is used to assess other non-signed languages. PRO-Sign has been developed by the European Centre for Modern Languages/Le Centre Européen pour les Langues Vivantes (ECML/CELV) based in Graz, Austria.