Monthly Archives: October 2015

How to Account for Learning Difficulties in the Classroom

Posted on October 19, 2015 at 4:32 pm

Taking account of Learning difficulties has been a very much neglected part of the government run education sector since its initiation, but recently, with the massive increase in people with the label, the need and desire to address these and related issues have become apparent.

As this desire/need to address learning difficulties in the classroom is a relatively recent phenomena, it is understandable why we seem woefully unable to provide these individuals with a quality education without excluding them from general education (through sending them to special needs schools) while at the same time causing as little disruption to other student’s education as possible, which should be everyone’s goal.

Why is it important that student’s with learning difficulties are taught within the general population? Segmenting the population more than it needs to be will, inevitably, result in individuals being less prepared for work in general population.

So how do we deal with and adapt to this new and growing need of the education system? Luckily, we’re already doing the solution, which is to experiment with new ideas. Currently, there are literally dozens, if not hundreds, of different strategies being employed around the world to provide education in a more inclusive and adaptable way, so that student’s and their individual skills and requirements are appropriately satisfied wherever possible. At some point or another, one strategy will prove to be effective (hopefully cost effective too), and that strategy will be adopted by a wider group, who will then improve it even further, until we’ve got something which can be deployed globally to help people reach their full potential.

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Frustrations with the Website

Posted on October 15, 2015 at 5:11 pm

We had an issue with the website over the last couple of days, and lost all of our articles. We’ve managed to get about half of them back by getting them from google’s cache, but the other half is gone for good, unfortunately.

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