children with autism

Are regular classroom teachers really not qualified to teach students with special needs?

By Linda Graham and Kate de Bruin and Ilektra Spandagou

Sure enough, representatives of parent and teacher groups have emerged to back Senator Pauline Hanson’s claims that children with ‘autism and disabilities’ should be removed from mainstream classroom. Primary principals in south western Sydney were reported as saying a shortage of places in special schools and classes is leading to the placement of students with

The voice of the child in 21st Century education matters, now more than ever

By Emer Ring

In education systems today there is a real danger of children’s voices being swamped by those of bureaucrats,