Reflective Essay On Inclusive Practice

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Inclusive practice
Is an approach to teaching that recognises the diversity of students, enabling all students to access course content, fully participate in learning activities and demonstrate their knowledge and strengths at assessment.

Inclusive practices include ..
• Being approachable, welcoming and genuinely interested.
• A setting having adaptive policies and procedures ie. a system exists where policies and procedures of a setting can be updated to ensure they enable inclusion.
• Having a reflective approach to practice so that you can see how you handle and manage situations that involve inclusion.
This might be attitudinal - discrimination, prejudice, uncertainty of what to do or be an institutional barrier where you can see a child
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In a nutshell, it’s about empowering people by respecting and appreciating what makes them different, in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation, education, and national origin.
Diversity allows for the exploration of these differences in a safe, positive, and nurturing environment. It means understanding one another by surpassing simple tolerance to ensure people truly value their differences. This allows us both to embrace and also to celebrate the rich dimensions of diversity contained within each individual and place positive value on diversity in the community and in the workforce.
Each individual in an organisation brings with them a diverse set of perspectives, work and life experiences, as well as religious and cultural differences. The power of diversity can only be unleashed and its benefits reaped when we recognise these differences and learn to respect and value each individual irrelevant of their background. At Global Diversity Practice, we help organisations to implement diversity policies that will help instil inclusion, respect and appreciation across the entire workforce.

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