Education of children with disabilities : right to inclusion with appropriate support

Mukhopadhyay, Sudesh (2019) Education of children with disabilities : right to inclusion with appropriate support. Learning Curve (5). pp. 74-78. ISSN 2582-1644

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Accountability is the buzzword of today and is used both ways: upwards and downwards. More than ever, each of us, irrespective of the position or role that we acquire in this continuum, needs to reflect and respond. Do we really mean and act upon what we are saying or committing? Do I have a reason to take this position? The Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE), the most powerful body of the Indian education system, met on September 21, 2019 and the following statement was made in the inaugural address by the Honourable HRD Minister: “The Draft National Education Policy 2019 (Draft NEP 2019) is built on the foundational pillars of Access, Equity, Quality, Accountability & Affordability. It aims towards an education system built on the premises of quality and equity inter alia for building an equitable, just and human society. Several reforms measures have been proposed in the Draft NEP 2019 so that all students have equitable access to quality education across the country.1”

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Mukhopadhyay, Sudesh
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Inclusive education, Child with disability, Special education
Subjects: Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > Learning Curve
Full Text Status: Public
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