The Queensland Government is committed to providing safe, supportive, inclusive and disciplined learning environments that provide educational opportunities for all Queensland students. This means building school communities where:
- all students feel a strong sense of belonging
- all students learn to interact respectfully with others
- all students learn to understand and appreciate diversity, and
- all parents and carers in the community can take an active role in the life of the school.
Inclusive education within Education Queensland:
- fosters a learning community that questions disadvantage and challenges social injustice
- maximises the educational and social outcomes of all students through identification and reduction of barriers to learning, especially for those who are vulnerable to marginalisation and exclusion
- ensures all students understand and value diversity so that they have the knowledge and skills for positive participation in a just, equitable and democratic global society (Education Queensland, 2005).
The department supports schools to deliver education that is inclusive of all students through:
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This page was last reviewed on 17 Dec 2012