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Virtual Training: Module 1 – An Introduction to Inclusive Education

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Norwegian Association of the Blind and Partially Sighted (NABP) and Enabling Education Network (EENET) welcome you to this virtual training module, Module 1 – an introduction to inclusive education.

If you are undertaking this training it means you have agreed to become an IETT programme principal trainer. This training will prepare you to deliver Module 1 of the participatory training programme to the programme’s pilot schools.

You will be accessing reading materials, interactive learning activities, photo, film and audio content, case studies and guidance that will help you understand key concepts and familiarise you with the training manual you will use to deliver the training to schools.

Module 1 is divided into 8 sessions.

During each session of the virtual training there will be opportunities for you to participate in quizzes and learning activities.

It saddens us that the Covid-19 pandemic is preventing us from meeting up and training together. However we plan to organise plenty of face-to-face training workshops with you once this crisis has passed. So for now, please engage with every aspect of the training. It is vital that this virtual training of trainers (ToT) workshop leaves you well prepared for delivering the pilot school training programme ahead.

Overview of virtual training Module 1

At the bottom of this page are links to the 7 virtual training sessions for Module 1. Here is what each section contains:

1. Introduction to Module 1 and the training methodology: introduces the facilitators, the IETT programme in Mozambique, your role as a principal trainer (PT) and the aims of this module.  The training methodology used in the ToT workshops is demonstrated and guidance given.

2. Experiences, expectations and preferred learning styles: introduces you to the first session of the in-service training (INSET) that you will be delivering to pilot schools. The session promotes teamwork and collaboration, it acknowledges participants’ experience and expectations, and it explores their preferred learning styles.

3. Discrimination – teachers’ attitudes: considers what discrimination means, getting you to reflect on your own experiences. The human rights basis for inclusive education is examined and teachers’ attitudes scrutinised.

4. Inclusive education awareness: makes sure you have a good understanding of the key concepts underpinning the IETT programme approach.

5. Barriers to inclusion: identifies 5 key types of barriers to inclusion and begins to explore ways to overcome them.   

6. Using action research in the development of inclusive education: introduces action research and how it is utilised in each training module to embed inclusive practice in the pilot schools. You develop a vision for an inclusive school and consider ways to overcome the obstacles to realising that vision. 

7. Reviewing and planning: helps you to reflect on what you have learned so far and how it meets the expectations you had. It encourages you to set personal targets and introduces techniques to help you work together with your team to resolve any challenges you face in meeting them.

8.  Getting ready for pilot school INSET: prepares you and your team for the in-service training you will be delivering to your pilot school. It provides you with guidance, the PowerPoint slides you will need, a workshop plan and our supplementary module that provides guidance and advice for identifying and supporting learners with additional needs. You also get an opportunity to evaluate the training sessions.

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Now go to Session 1 and let’s get started!