Students are introduced to a few important topics from the didactics of integrated, inclusive and particular education for different groups of children with specific educational needs (with mental, physical, sensoric handicaps, autism, learning difficulties, behaviour disorder, speaking or language disorder, chronical disease).
No prerequisite knowledge is required. This course aims at students from the master pedagogical sciences. It is presumed that knowledge has been gained during the bachelor programme and the first year of the master programme.
Articles and literature
Slides, transparencies, courseware
Toledo / e-platform
Is also included in other courses
- Master of Educational Sciences (being phased out as from 2011-2012) (Major: Educational Theory) 120 ects.
- Master of Educational Sciences (being phased out as from 2011-2012) (Major: Orthopedagogics) 120 ects.
- Master of Psychology 120 ects.
- Master of Educational Studies (programme being phased out as from 2012-2013) (Profile 2: Special Needs Policy and Counseling) 60 ects.
- Master of Educational Sciences (Option: Orthopedagogics) 120 ects.
- Master of Educational Studies (new programme as from 2012- 2013) 60 ects.
The lectures include different aspects:
*implementation and evaluation of diverse models of integrated, special and inclusive education for children and young people with specific educational needs in Flanders and abroad.
*critical successfactors at the level of the child, the parents, the teacher, the class, the school, the broader context and the policy for the realization of adjusted education for children with special educational needs
* development, implementation and evaluation of orthodidactic and orthopedagogical principles and methods that are used in the context of inclusive or special education.
* specific education technology and education tools
* current themes from education for children with specific educational needs
Next to this the students elaborate on a number of themes from the (ortho)didactics.
The evaluation of this course includes partly a group paper on a theme from the (ortho)didactics. Next to this, there is a written exam that includes a question concerning education for children and young persons with specific educational needs. Here, the students use the insights that were gained during this course.