• Mar 4, 2019
  • Jaspreet Kaur
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Inclusive education in India

As per the Census 2011, out of over 120 crore people, 2.2 per cent in India are disabled. In absolute terms, this implies that over 2.68 crore people live with one form of disability or another.  66 lac students of India are in the age group of 5 to 18 years, which is a very signifcant figure. But it is mostly seen that when the research is carried down, it is less likely to consider the count of disabled students and if counted, then they are usually undercounted. . The World Report on Disability jointly produced by the W H O and the World Bank in 2011 estimated that about 15 per cent of the global population live with disabilityInclusive education is a model of education in which children with disabilities spend all or most of their time in school with children without special needs. Fully inclusive schools do not separate ‘general education’ and ‘special education’ programmes. Some sources estimate the number of users to be even higher in future. Such schools are structured so that all students learn and grow together. Disability exacerbates existing vulnerabilities arising from social and economic inequities such as poverty and gender, lack of access to services, social stigma and so on. Universal access to inclusive education has the potential to shift society towards a more just and equitable The Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust, New Delhi — a pioneer in the field of inclusive education  in collaboration with the Asian Centre for Inclusive Education, Dhaka — is organising the 5th International Conference on Inclusive Education (ICIE) from November 28-30, 2018 in New Delhi. Over 300 participants from developing as well as developed countries are expected to attend the conference. Persons with disabilities, students, parents, educationists, academics, policy-maker, et al, will utilise the platform for sharing new initiatives. Owing to science and technology a sea change can be observed in every spehere of human life which resuls into the introduction of numbers of applications to intract with each others and among these Social Media is the most prominent one that effects the ways in which the individuals communicate. Communication is basically a process of sending and receiving messages through verbal or nonverbal means, including speech, or oral communication; writing and graphical representations and signs, signals, and behavior. They will also exchange international trends and good practices, discuss policy-making strategies with different stakeholders and strengthen networking of national and international institutions that provide and promote inclusive education. Those who engage in these activities are part of a virtual social networks. The role of social media in the sector of Education cannot be overlooked beacuse of its great contribution in this field. Students take help of these applications to share notes, material and information related to their curriculum. The National Centre for Biotechnology Infirmation links heavy social media use to depression.



The figures for the most popular social media websites as of January 2018 are very large.



To conclude, although social media poses some dangers in the form of  addiction to use it and the misuse by some, yet the positive outcomes are more such as assistance in the field of business, Education and Human life.



Blog is about inclusive education for diable and able chlidren. India is a developing country so its one the bigest problem is 'education for all' . Inclusive education ensure its fulfilment. Social media is a tool use to interact with others through the internet. A drastic change has observed in this media due to its popularity. Although a few negative effects are associated with it, yet the advantages are more prominent.. .

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