MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY'S RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH AND SOCIAL CHANGE PRESENTS, A CRITICAL DISABILITY STUDIES DEBATE AS PART OF THE ESRC FESTIVAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE...
TIME TO END THE BIAS TOWARDS INCLUSION? A DISABILITY EDUCATION DEBATE
14:00 - 16:00, Saturday 5th November, The Musuem of Science and Industry, Liverpool Road, Castlefield, Manchester, M3 4FP
The Government proposes radical changes to the delivery of special educational needs and disability education. The intention is to streamline the system and to “end the bias towards inclusive education”. Join academics, activists, young people, parents and carers to discuss the positive and negative impact of these changes.
Speakers include: George Newsome and Hannah Derbyshire (young people), Linda Derbyshire (parent), Joe Whittaker (the Alliance for Inclusive Education) Angharad Beckett (Leeds University) Dan Goodley and Katherine Runswick-Cole (Manchester Metropolitan University).
Tea/coffee will be provided.
The debate will be followed by the chance to join in a unique family 'hands-on' experience kindly provided by the Museum of Science and Industry.
Please contact us if you require an accessible parking space and for any other access requirements.
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Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester Metropolitan University is a leading university for the professions and a powerful driver of the North West economy.
The University educates and trains large numbers of the region’s legal and business professionals, scientists, engineers, teachers, health workers and creative professionals. It enjoys an excellent reputation for teaching and applied research and is a recognised innovator in partnership working with its local communities.