According to the research of headmasters and teachers views on the impact of pro-inclusive education reform (amendments to School Act introducing support measures for children with special educational needs), funding of the support for children with special needs is the most improved factor after first year of practice. However, headmasters of mainstream elementary schools are still struggling with lack of teacher assistants or special educators. The large number of pupils in the classroom is also seen as problem by teachers. pokračovat
We are very pleased that we became a First Book partner in worldwide support of reading literacy development for the second time. Thanks to this support, we were able to distribute nearly 800 books to vulnerable children. pokračovat
Czech Society for Inclusive Education became a member of APBS (Association for Positive Behaviour Support) – an international membership organisation whose main goal is supporting children with challenging behaviour. The association believes in the concept of PBS (Positive Behaviour Support), which is a set of processes that combine information from social, behavioural, and biomedical science. pokračovat
We recommend you an interesting and helpful OECD Handbook for Innovative Learning Environments. This handbook is designed for teachers, educators, instructors, school directors and all the others working in education. Especially for those who are interested in improving of learning environment. It draws on extensive reports and materials compiled over a decade by the OECD in its Innovative Learning (ILE) project. Particularly we recommend the first chapter, which brings inspiring views on learning principles.
Very interesting study bringing confirmation about importance and sense of soft skills:
“Academic learning is usually in the spotlight at school, but teaching elementary-age students “soft” skills like self-control and social skills might help in keeping at-risk kids out of criminal trouble in the future, a study finds.
“Empathy is what makes us aware of the feelings of others and when you’re empathic, you’re much less likely to hurt someone else’s feelings”.
Find out more information.
We are delighted that US First Book has chosen COSIV as one of nine partners around the world to support the development of reading literacy of vulnerable children. Thanks to this, we were able to hand over 900 books from prestigious Czech publishers to children in the Charity of the Czech Republic asylum homes for families in crisis situation. pokračovat
“Being around people who are different from us makes us more creative, more diligent and harder-working”
Excelent article about inclusion and life.
You can find and read the whole article here – https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-diversity-makes-us-smarter/?WT.mc_id=SA_FB_ARTC_OSNP
As part of its WEEK FOR INCLUSION 2016, the Czech Society for Inclusive Education has published the following interview online with school principal Zdenka Juklová (age 59), who has led the Velké Hamry Primary School since 2015. Previously she was an educator at the Masaryk Primary School and Business Academy in the town of Tanvald and at the Secondary School of Glassmaking in Železný Brod.