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Heading for inclusion: a head teacher’s journey towards an inclusive school

Nigel Utton

in Education, disability and social policy

Published by Policy Press

Published in print June 2011 | ISBN: 9781847423375
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447302186 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781847423375.003.0009
Heading for inclusion: a head teacher’s journey towards an inclusive school

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This chapter presents a personal account of the author's experiences as a head teacher in an inclusive school. He was inspired to take the profession by a handful of teachers who had dedicated their lives to educate young people by building their self-esteem. The chapter begins with the author's reflections and experiences as an inclusive teacher. This is followed by a section on learning to be an inclusive teacher. Discussions on the failures made in the name of inclusion and the application of inclusion at work are also provided.

Keywords: personal account; head teacher; inclusive school; learning; inclusive teacher; failures

Chapter.  6294 words. 

Subjects: Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

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