1.(C) Explain How to Promote and Support Inclusion, Equality and Diversity with Learners. Inclusion:

Inclusion operates at many different levels and in many different contexts. Tomlinson defined inclusion as ‘the greatest degree of match or fit between individual learning requirements and provision’. His main concern was the inclusion of students with learning difficulties and disabilities into mainstream college provision, but from a more general viewpoint we can consider inclusive teaching as that which allows all learners to potentially benefit and learn from any aspect of a teaching session. Inclusion is both about planning so that all learners are included and about learners feeling included. Taking account of the issues outlined above relating to diversity, differentiation and equality help us to create a truly inclusive learning environment.

Equality is making sure that every student is treated in the same way and their needs are met in different ways. All learners are entitled to education according their needs, regardless of any difference.
• A teacher has to be aware of the different learning styles of each student and be patient, listen and help learners overcome their learning difficulties.Learning challenges should be set appropriate to different pupils, promoting equality through different teaching methods. Discrimination, bullying and other issues have to be addressed. Good behaviour has to be managed and accesses to additional resources have to be available for learners withdisabilities or difficulties.
Diversity is valuing individual differences, regardless of age, sex, religion, race,nationality.
• A teacher has to recognise the differences and also the reality that all students do not learn in the same way. Teaching a diverse group of students needs monitoring student progress, and responding to student input. The cultural backgrounds, interpersonal relationships, sociability and expectations of every learner have to be taken into account, as each individual brings with them diverse perspectives, work experiences,...