The universal value of teacher education for inclusive education

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Abstract

While it is axiomatic that contextual differences between educational jurisdictions and regions means that inclusive education will be defined and enacted in distinctive ways in different arenas, the principle of education as a human right, a universal entitlement that belongs to each and every person without discrimination, reflects a universal value that transcends contextual differences. This chapter considers the role that teacher education can play to ensure that teachers in different jurisdictions can meet the challenges of inclusive education despite the distinctive barriers imposed by structural differences between national systems that can obscure commonalities.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbuch Inklusion international
Subtitle of host publicationGlobale, nationale und lokale Perspektiven auf Inklusive Bildung
EditorsAndreas Köpfer, Justin J. W. Powell, Raphael Zahnd
Place of PublicationBerlin
PublisherVerlach Barbara Budrich
Chapter5
Pages89-105
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)9783847415770
ISBN (Print)9783847424468
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 25 Jan 2021

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