Chetna Arora


Inclusive language Education or non-discriminatory language is a language free from words, phrases or tones that reflect prejudiced, stereotyped or discriminatory views of particular groups. It means not only the inclusion of those with disabilities, but also of the enormous number of socially and economically disadvantaged children belonging to diverse social, cultural and linguistic groups. The objective is to create a uniform system of education that incorporates all children and youths.

Inclusive language education practices involve teachers and leadership team in order to formulate a vision in terms of learning outcome. First, general and specific objectives are established. Second, students are grouped according to chosen criteria. Third, changes in curriculum and pedagogy; and linguistic experts, language, general and special education teachers and counsellor work together to meet student’s needs. In this way, language can play an important role in building an egalitarian society in which all are valued and feel included. 


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