special education: the framework of inclusion

Location: Turin, Italy   |   Duration: 5 days   |   Cost: 350/person


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Course programme

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The course is held in English. For groups with at least 8 participants, we can organise an ad-hoc session in a different language. Upon request, the session can be also organised and delivered in International Signs


This training is designed to support the needs of professionals in order to improve the quality of learning opportunities available to children and people with disabilities. An overview of the special and inclusive education of XXI century will be provided.

Special needs children teachers need to be properly trained because they face challenging working situations and  once you complete the course, you will be more skilled to recognize the main problems in a special student very early, and help them to enter into the world of knowledge and social relationships with others. Nowadays, there is a growing need for special education teachers, that are appointed to support an inclusive way to see to the world.

The training will include the following topics:

▪ The United Nation Convention on the Rights of the persons with disabilities: the framework of XXI century. The idea of Special Needs in contemporary education.
▪ The education of the Deaf, from the ancient times until today. Sign Language, oral education, written skills; the age of cochlear implant.
▪ The education of the Blind, from the ancient times until today and the UN Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities. Towards a “Individualized Educational Program”
▪ Specific Learning Impairments and disorders: classification and basic psychological processes involved in understanding or in using language, spoken or written and that may manifest in the imperfect ability to listen, think, speak, read, write, spell, or to do mathematical calculations.
▪ What is the autism spectrum disorder (ASD)?  The broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication.

Two cultural visits will be organized museums with special educational program accessible for visitors with disabilities.

Target Group

Staff in charge of school education (teaching and non-teaching, including school managers, heads, etc.), as well as other educational staff (school inspectors, school counsellors, pedagogical advisors, psychologists, etc.).

Staff of local or regional school authorities or school coordination bodies leading a national mobility consortium who are involved in school policy, school development, or other activities of strategic importance for the school education sector.

Certificates rewarded

▪  Certificate of attendance including description of training content and time input
▪  Europass Mobility Certificates – to be issued by the applicant’s National Agency

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