Inclusive Education


Janice Jones talks on the principle of inclusion in the New Zealand curriculum and how all students are welcome in this amazing document; broad in its scope, rich in its diversity, respectful to our young people, and responsive to te ao hurihuri.

Jones is Deputy Principal and the SENCo at Karori West Normal School.  Like others at her school, Jones is passionate about inclusion and recognises that building relationships is at the heart of her work. She believes that every student at school has a right to belong, to feel an inherent sense of self-worth, to be supported and empowered to learn.

This talk was a part of Growing from Strong Foundations in Wellington on 11, June, 2018

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