We thought it would be timely to remind you of the many ways that you can engage with the IncludED service to ensure that you get the most out of your LGfL service.
LGfL Inclusion resource consultant Belinda Evans explains top tips on how to maximise the impact of the IncludED service in your school.
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Tip 2. Take part in some of our free InspirED inclusive training
Access our free online extensive InspirED training program. LGfL in-school support, training, and conference events are integral parts of the LGfL service provided at no extra charge for schools. We have a vast offer of free training with full overviews of each course, information about who should attend, and what attendees will learn in each session.
To sign up for training click here
To support the inclusion agenda in school remember to use and embed the inclusion resources in your daily teaching and learning activities. There are so many key resources accessible to you that will support not only individual learners but group and whole class teaching and learning opportunities.
Remember to use the filter menu to locate specific resources for specific needs
Here is an example of a school using Busy Things across the age ranges for many curriculum teaching and learning opportunities.
To access inclusion learning resources click here
We have an increasing vault of case studies of leaders and classroom practitioners in the field of inclusion via our case study resources area. We are building a wide range of accessible case studies from a range of schools to support inclusive practices across all schools. This case study clip below is from Whitefield School in Liverpool, an outstanding primary school and an extremely inclusive school that celebrates a culture of possibility. In this clip, Deputy Headteacher, Marie Beale, explains how their inclusive approach helped pupils during periods of remote learning and how they use technology and LGfL resources to support all learners.
To access further case studies click here
So you don't miss out on those important national dates and initiatives both in inclusion and well-being update your calendar with our inclusion calendar. This marks key inclusion and well-being awareness dates throughout the year with links to relevant resources and further information
To access the inclusion and well-being calendar click here
Access the Pedtech resources to ensure your pedagogy leads your inclusion practices.
What do we mean by PedTech?
Click below to hear the founder of PedTech, Dr Fiona Aubrey-Smith, explain what PedTech is and its importance to our teaching and learning practices and implementation. If EdTech is the shoe that fits the foot ... PedTech is the leg that gives that foot purpose and direction.
To access the PedTech resources click here
Build up your knowledge of inclusive practices by accessing the EdTech hubs site This is a developing community of practice that provides peer-to-peer support for the effective use of technology for enhancing teaching and learning in schools and colleges across England. One of the main themes of the EdTech resources is in supporting inclusive practice
There is also a fascinating series of evidence from HighFurlong School in Oldham explaining how they use technology to support a wide range of learners and how Highfurlong staff have supported and helped mainstream colleagues gain a better understanding of the profile of needs of their learners.
To access the Edtech hub resources click here
Download and enjoy our ‘The Included Conversation’ podcast where you can hear expert insights on inclusive practices. Just before Easter, we launched this new podcast channel offering expert insight into inclusive educational practice for all.
Hosted by Bob Usher from LGfL and inclusion experts John Galloway and Carol Allen. These experts have been talking to key members of the inclusive community and exploring the latest inclusive thinking, challenges, and opportunities. The episodes explore current issues and approach to inclusion to help develop an understanding of how we can all be more inclusive in our everyday teaching practice
To access the podcasts click here
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