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QUB: The Right to Inclusive Education: Opportunities and Challenges for NI

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The Disability Research Network, are excited to welcome three internationally renowned speakers in the field of Inclusive Education to QUB to discuss how we can achieve a more inclusive education system in NI:

Professor Sally Tomlinson: Sally is Emeritus Professor at Goldsmiths London, and an Honorary Fellow in the Education Department at Oxford University. She has written extensively about education policy, special education and race, ethnicity and education for over thirty five years. Her book ‘A Sociology of Special and Inclusive Education’ was published by Routledge in 2017

Professor Roger Slee: Roger is the Vice-Chancellor’s appointment to Chair of Education at the University of South Australia. Roger is founding editor of the International Journal of Inclusive Education and the International Journal of Disability Studies in Education. He is the author of many books and articles including the well-known and respected ‘The Irregular School. Exclusion, Schooling and Inclusive Education’ (Routledge) and most recently, the book ‘Inclusive Education isn’t Dead Yet, It Just Smells Funny’ (Routledge)

Professor Victoria Graf: Vicki is a Professor of Educational Support Services at Loyola Marymount University. She has received numerous grants from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education, and has published extensively based on her research, which has taken her to schools across the U.S., the U.K./Ireland, South Africa, Namibia, and Tanzania

Please contact Dr Bronagh Byrne for more information.

Email: b.byrne@qub.ac.uk

Co-Director, Centre for Children's Rights

Co-Chair Disability Research Network

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