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21 May 2022
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The role of school boards

Processes for identifying, and supporting the learning and achievement of all students.

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Strategies for action

Three key strategies for effectively supporting the learning and achievement of all students.

Understand inclusive education

An inclusive school is one where all students are engaged and achieve through being present, participating, learning and belonging.

Video hosted on Youtube http://youtu.be/jM653D52tQs

School leaders talk about leading inclusive schools. 

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Review planning, monitoring, and reporting obligations

As a board member you are responsible for ensuring that your school is planning, monitoring, reviewing, and reporting on its progress towards full inclusion. 

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This webinar has been developed to support boards of trustees in their leadership role.

Source: Ministry of Education NZSTA

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What an inclusive school looks like

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This information sheet describes what an inclusive school looks like and feels like. Use it to help reflect upon and review the inclusive values, policies, and practices in your school.

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Supporting your school to be inclusive

This list of questions was compiled by New Zealand’s Inclusive Education Action Group to help boards of trustees evaluate the inclusiveness of their schools.

Publisher: Inclusive Education Action Group

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Index for Inclusion Network: Indicators

This is a set of materials to support the self-review of all aspects of a school setting. Indicators start from page 39.

Publisher: Index for Inclusion Network

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Inclusive Practices Tools for self-review

The Inclusive Practices Tools provide schools with ways to engage staff, students, and their communities in the review of their inclusive practices.

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