INCLUSIVE EDUCATION: Implementation in Punjab
21st century is evolving toward universal inclusion. Complete inclusion in a regular school means that the child is completely integrated into the existing educational scenario and is difficult to identify at first glance. The findings of this research could have a big impact on public policy, especially regarding inclusive education in Punjab. The research discovered several gaps in providing inclusive students with a meaningful, high-quality education in an ideally fitted environment. This book is highly recommended to academicians, head teachers and classroom teachers, resoruce teachers, special educators, parents of children with special needs, and professionals working in universities, colleges, schools, and other organizations like SCERT, NCERT, NIEPA, and RCI. This book highlights key issues faced by stakeholders involved in the implementation of this scheme and offers possible strategies and recommendations for inclusion research which might positively promote inclusive teaching practices in classrooms.
Dr. Anuradha Sekhri is working as an Associate Professor in Institute for Development and Communication, Chandigarh. She holds a Ph.D. in Education and Masters in Education and Chemistry. She has 12 years of experience in teaching and research andhas published and presented more than 37 research papers in International and National Journals, Conference Proceedings, book chapters. She has delivered extension lectures as a Resource Person in national and international workshops on teaching pedagogy, technology and digital skills. She is nominated as chairperson by SCERT Chandigarh in the focus group of State Curricular Framework (SCF) in the area of Science Education and resource person in the area of Educational Technology, and Teacher Education. She has completed research projects in the field of school education, higher education and digital education.