Department of Education

INCLUTE: Training on Inclusive Education for Teachers

Wed Dec 14 10:22:00 GMT 2016

The text 'INCLUTE' next to a circle made from coloured shapes.INCLUTE is part of a European Union initiative funded to improve the quality and contribution of higher education to society, it will develop the first Masters Course on inclusive education in China.

The European Union flag with the text ‘Co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union’ next to it in blue.

On 12 and 13 December 2016 the INCLUTE project held a meeting at Southwest University in Chongqing, China. The INCLUTE project is supported by the Education, Audio-visual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) through the Erasmus+ Program (Key action 2: Capacity Building in Higher Education). The University of Bath is part of a consortium, comprising four Chinese universities (Southwest University, Sichuan Normal University, Guangxi Normal University and Tibet University for Nationalities) and four European universities (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Trinity College in Dublin, Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa and University of Bath).

The INCLUTE project aspires to promote inclusive education through providing teacher training in primary schools in China. The specific project objectives are:

  • to situate the development of inclusive practices in the diverse social and educational contexts within which teachers are working;
  • to strengthen teachers’ competence/skills in inclusive education by drawing upon and developing expertise within Chinese universities;
  • to design and develop continuous Masters level training curriculum on inclusion for primary school teachers tailored to support their own working contexts;
  • to create an international education network for inclusive education.

For further information contact Dr Andrea Abbas, a.abbas@bath.ac.uk, +44 (0)1225 38 7606