Inclusive education in African contexts: A critical reader
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This is one of the statements that educators and policy makers reading this interesting research study should take away and examine very closely in social, cultural, historical and environmental contexts to be able to advance the agenda of inclusion in African countries. One cannot go through this book without critically reflecting on its dense and rich content, and its empirical style in conveying this complex message on inclusive education in African contexts. These two elements constitute the background of this...
While colonial and post-colonial education have had their limited strengths, the challenges of meeting inclusivity in global education remain … Part of the problem, as far as Africa is concerned, remains a conceptual understanding of inclusion which until quite recently was largely viewed as special education or the education of learners with physical disabilities (p. 2).