Inclusive education in India: Opportunities and Challenges
Dr. Inderpreet Kaur
Inclusive education is based on the simple idea that every child and family is valued equally and deserves the same opportunities and experiences. Inclusive education is about children with disabilities – whether the disability is mild or severe, hidden or obvious – participating in everyday activities, just like they would if their disability were not present. It’s about building friendships, membership and having opportunities just like everyone else. Inclusive Education (IE) is another approach towards educating the children with incapacity and learning difficulties with that of ordinary ones inside a similar rooftop. It brings all students together in one classroom and group, paying little respect to their qualities or shortcomings in any region, and tries to boost the capability of all students. It is a standout amongst the best manners by which to advance an inclusive and tolerant society. Without an isolating them into the limits of extraordinary school, provisions can be made for a child with exceptional need who can likewise motivate chance to learn with different general students having equal quality and offices. Be that as it may, for making progress in inclusive education in India there lie a few hindrances and challenges. Many problems, for example, absence of accomplished educators, educational modules, assets, great infrastructural offices, mindfulness, uplifting disposition, plans, and strategies are making obstacles for broadening the idea of inclusive education in India. Among previously mentioned obstacles one of the major issues is to plan great, viable and skillful instructor who can lead and practice inclusive adequately. Along these lines it is important to investigate a few issues making obstacles in the field of inclusive education with exceptional reference to teacher preparation. The target of this paper is to call attention to the hindrances and expand challenges in the field of inclusive education in India with exceptional reference to teacher preparation.