The Right To Inclusive Education: Opportunities and Challenges for Northern Ireland
DATE(S): 24/09/2019 - 24/09/2019 TIME: 10:00AM - 2:00PM LOCATION:Canada Room, Queen's University Belfast PRICE: free
Our Disability Research Network and our Education Research Group are excited to welcome to Queen's University three internationally renowned Inclusive Education speakers to discuss how we can achieve a more inclusive education system in Northern Ireland. Register at https://bit.ly/2xN2jOb
- Professor Sally Tomlinson is Emeritus Professor at Goldsmiths London and an Honorary Fellow in the Education Department at Oxford University. She has written extensively about education policy, special education and race, ethnicity and education for over thirty five years. Her book 'A Sociology of Special and Inclusive Education' was published by Routledge in 2017.
- Professor Roger Slee is the Vice-Chancellor’s appointment to Chair of Education at the University of South Australia. Roger is founding editor of the International Journal of Inclusive Education and the International Journal of Disability Studies in Education. He is the author of many books and articles including ‘The Irregular School. Exclusion, Schooling and Inclusive Education’ (Routledge) and ‘Inclusive Education isn’t Dead Yet, It Just Smells Funny’ (Routledge).
- Professor Victoria Graf is a Professor of Educational Support Services at Loyola Marymount University, USA. She has received numerous grants from the US Department of Education, Office of Special Education, and has published extensively based on her research, which has taken her to schools across the USA, the UK, Ireland, South Africa, Namibia and Tanzania.
Register at https://bit.ly/2xN2jOb.