Overcoming barriers to the acquisition of literacy in 21st century inclusive classrooms

Therese McPhillips, Sheena Bell, Mary Doveston

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Abstract

Literacy is an essential skill for participation in education and the workplace and has therefore become the focus of international concern. In all languages and cultures there will be some children who find the acquisition of reading and writing difficult, an area of concern for governments around the world (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation 2008).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConfronting Obstacles to Inclusion: International Responses to Developing Inclusive Education
EditorsRichard Rose
Place of PublicationAbingdon
PublisherRoutledge
Chapter15
Pages213-226
Number of pages14
Edition1
ISBN (Electronic)9780203846780
ISBN (Print)9780415493611
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Keywords

  • Barriers
  • Literacy
  • Acquisition of literacy
  • Inclusive education
  • Inclusive schools
  • Inclusive classrooms
  • Education

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