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Inclusive education in Canada - Nathalie Belanger

During this seminar I will first introduce myself and briefly present the context (Ontario, Canada) in which I conducted most of the research projects that will be discussed in the second part of the seminar. The first research project is about better understanding what inclusion means to children in the daily life of classroom. I will then discuss a project about school relations with parents in a homework club run by immigrant parents. I will then explain an ongoing international project that I conduct with several colleagues from different countries which seeks to understand how individualized educations plans are understood and used by school personnel. Finally I will say a few words about the Equity Knowledge network I am part of. The seminar will be an opportunity to draw some comparisons between our respective national contexts and develop eventual collaborations.

Nathalie Bélanger is full professor at the University of Ottawa (Faculty of Education). She is also University Chair of Education & Francophonie. Her research interests concern issues of inclusion/exclusion experienced by children and youth, and their families, and include minority and francophone studies.  She is also a member of the Interdisciplinary Research Laboratory on the Rights of the Child/Laboratoire de recherche interdisciplinaire sur les droits des enfants (LRIDE-IRLRC) and co-director of the Equity Knowledge Network /Réseau des savoirs sur l’équité (RSEKN).

Date Thursday, 25 October 2018
Time 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Audience Public
Event Category Humanities
Event Type Seminar
CampusDunedin
LocationCollege of Education
Education Centre
ERG01
CostFree
Contact NameMichelle Holt
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Contact Phone+64 3 479 3787
Contact Emailmichelle.holt@otago.ac.nz

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