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Literacy and Inclusion: Current Perspectives

Inclusive Principles and Practices in Literacy Education

ISBN: 978-1-78714-590-0, eISBN: 978-1-78714-589-4

ISSN: 1479-3636

Publication date: 7 July 2017

Abstract

This chapter addresses the concept of Literacy for all under a broadened view of inclusion in education. Definitions of inclusion, literacy and inclusive literacy are provided prior to consideration of some of the issues associated with developing and improving the literacy of every student in regular classroom contexts. It presents a brief overview of theory and international research, and as an example, provides some insights into current educational policies, practices and provision in Australia in relation to literacy education.

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Milton, M. (2017), "Literacy and Inclusion: Current Perspectives", Inclusive Principles and Practices in Literacy Education (International Perspectives on Inclusive Education, Vol. 11), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 3-18. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1479-363620170000011001

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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