The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education: “Language teaching must be the collective undertaking of all teachers, teaching all subjects” – Educational Initiatives

By Anu Krishnan - Educational Specialist | To read the full article, click here >>

Inclusive education faces a myriad of challenges in the present setup. If the agenda of inclusive education has gained momentum with the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education, along with it comes a bunch of social associations, cultural norms, belief systems, and economic standards. […]

Language teaching isn’t the responsibility of the language teacher alone but must be the collective undertaking of all teachers, teaching all subjects. Every teacher teaches language when he or she explains science, math, or social science. Language is used to construct knowledge. This occurs constantly in school and the importance of using ‘correct’ language must not be overlooked by teachers of non-language subjects. The way knowledge, skills, and attitudes are communicated in schools contributes to the emancipator function of education. […]

Source: The role of language in meeting the challenges of inclusive education – Medium
Address: https://medium.com/@eiindia/the-role-of-language-in-meeting-the-challenges-of-inclusive-education-2bb9a7a1cbdf#.zfu12slvz
Date Visited: Wed Sep 14 2016 17:25:58 GMT+0200 (CEST)

Educational Initiatives

EI sees a world where every child learns with understanding. They develop educational products such as ASSET & Mindspark, that prepare a child for the future

Source: Educational Initiatives – Profile – Medium
Address: https://medium.com/@eiindia
Date Visited: Wed Sep 14 2016 17:28:01 GMT+0200 (CEST)

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