Promoting disability inclusion through reading. Include every child and make sure every child sees themselves, their families and friends represented positively in their school.
Promoting disability inclusion through reading
Chapter books and non-fiction suitable for KS2 readers of varying confidence that feature Disabled characters.
Including Disabled people by making positive changes is more beneficial than simply focusing on negative aspects of their experience.
Characters in these books are not primarily defined by their impairments but by their interests and aspirations.
Disability is one experience amongst many others and it doesn’t need to be remarked upon or prevent us from joining in.
Children’s books that highlight and celebrate our differences – as well as the many things we have in common.
Four titles for the very young that feature Disabled characters with different degrees of prominence.
NEU to speak at Petitions Committee hearing on Black history and the curriculum
Our members have always welcomed the principles behind the new Curriculum. It is an opportunity for Wales to ensure that children have an opportunity to learn a curriculum with wellbeing at its heart.
NEU Cymru have written to the Minister for Education, Welsh Government to express deep concerns about the injustices and racial disparities that have been highlighted by the virus and by the horrific events of brutality against black people in the United States.
NEU Cymru welcome more details on the new Curriculum.
Kirsty Williams, Minister for Education, Welsh Government cites plans to support teachers to deliver the new Curriculum for Wales.
The EBacc policy has reduced the breadth of subjects offered in many secondary schools, limited opportunities for our children, and driven many staff out of the teaching profession.
Kevin Courtney, joint general secretary of the National Education Union has commented on the provisional statistics for the summer 2019 exam series, published today by Ofqual.
Kevin Courtney, joint general secretary of the National Education Union, has commented on the announcement by Labour that climate change will form part of the core curriculum from primary school onwards,
David Evans, Secretary of NEU Cymru Wales welcomes the consultation on the new Curriculum "Our National Mission: A Transformational Curriculum".
Warwick Mansell takes a look at some of the contentious ideas about knowledge that appear to be guiding Ofsted’s view of the curriculum.