Author: Megha Elza John

In the case of differently-abled students, is it inclusive education or special schools that actually work? It depends on the severity of their disability. Public Law 94 – 142 requires that each CWSN (Child With Special Needs) receive a free, appropriate education. The law also requires that the CWSN be placed or educated in environments that are least restrictive (LRE). That means, to the extent possible appropriate, CWSN should be educated with their non-disabled peers. For instance, if a child has a learning disability, inclusive education would work best for them because these children have good cognitive skills and their…

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Students all over the world identify across a full spectrum of gender identities and gender expressions. Educational institutions should be environments that encourage the full involvement of students of all genders and take action in response to the detrimental effects of gender stereotyping and misgendering on student learning. Any discipline’s instructors can encourage gender inclusion in their classes by implementing certain tactics. There are purposeful practices you might include in your curriculum, regulations, classroom management, and relationships with students. Equal frequency of representation Characters in instructional materials (textbooks) should correctly reflect the variety of traits prevalent in the particular society.…

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Increasing student participation in learning and eliminating exclusion from and within the educational system are two ways that inclusive education seeks to address and meet the unique needs of all children, according to UNESCO (Nguyet and Ha 2010). The process of expanding the presence, involvement, and achievement of all students is known as inclusive education (Booth and Ainscow 2002). Children with special educational needs are mainstreamed into conventional learning environments so they can study alongside peers without impairments. According to inclusive education, children with special educational needs must attend the same mainstream schools as children without disabilities. Children with and…

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Everyone benefits from inclusivity in schools by feeling secure, respected, and appreciated. Regardless of individual distinctions like disabilities, race, cultural background, economic situation, or any other factor, all children should feel included in the learning process. Everybody benefits from the effectiveness, productivity, and strength of an inclusive school. In inclusive settings, students perform better academically and socially. For these reasons, educators, parents, and school administrators should determine the best strategies for fostering an inclusive environment. Schools’ inclusion of students with disabilities has legal definitions, even though inclusion can mean many different things to many different groups of people. Inclusion was…

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India is witnessing an unprecedented surge of its students opting for international students. Researchers claim that every year, over 8 lakh students travel to foreign countries for higher studies and spend around $28 billion every year. While it takes a lot of planning on the academic domain, finance planning also plays a major role. Devising your financial plans, both for funding your studies and funding yourself while living there are totally different things. While taking an education loan might sustain you in doing your course, there’s also expenditures that have to be met while you live in a foreign country.…

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Education loans provided by banks in India have different variants. There are ‘study in India’ loans, ‘study abroad’ loans and then there are loans that are given to students who get admitted to certain universities or institutions that have direct tie up with banks. The basic criteria of any of these would be that you can avail an education loan up to 7.5 lakhs without collateral provided wherein this amount would be covered under the regime scheme and any amount more than that would require a collateral. What Is A Collateral? Collateral is any valuable asset pledged as security for…

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English Language Tests & Qualifications International applicants for English-taught programmes are required to submit documentation of their English competence as part of their applications. This guarantees that students possess the English language proficiency needed to comprehend academic writing, produce scholarly writing, and effectively interact with their supervisor. Here is an overview of the four most popular English proficiency tests: TOEFL, IELTS, CAE and CPE. TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) The most well-known and widely utilized English proficiency test is probably the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). It is one of the two exams that…

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For our audience, can you very briefly explain what Schoolnet actually is? Schoolnet is a company that’s been there for almost 25 years, dedicated for the purpose, as we say, for democratizing education, employability, and employment. ‘The three E’s agenda’ is what we call it. We have been talking of India’s demographic dividend which can actually become a disaster if the children are not properly educated, if they do not have the necessary employable skills, and if there are not enough jobs in the market. So, Schoolnet as an organization is aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4…

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