The Forth International Conference on Inclusive Education under the banner of Asian Centre for Inclusive Education (ACIE) that is going to be held in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. ACIE is a joint initiative of some academics, scholars, practitioners and researchers of universities and professional bodies in the Asia-Pacific region. Its prime objective is to improve access to high quality education of disadvantaged children in Asian countries and beyond. The Secretarial of the Centre is currently based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Different universities, professional bodies and individual scholars of Asian region are the members of ACIE. The professionals working in other countries outside Asia (e.g Australia, Canada and the USA) who have interest in promoting inclusive education in this region are also associated with this centre.
The aim of the conference is to get an opportunity to share and disseminate ideas, research findings, academic and field-level experiences on Inclusive Education from different country experiences with a view to selecting implementation strategy of IE for achieving SDG 4.
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A New Initiative of AJIE!!
Practitioner Paper: Call for Papers
Asian Journal of Inclusive Education (AJIE) has introduced a regular section in its volumes named as the PRACTITIONER PAPER. The practitioner paper is aimed to encourage non-academic practitioners/program implementers to share their experiences, practices and evidence of success stories in relation to inclusive education. The practitioner papers should respond to the following criteria:
- The paper should contain between 1000 and 1500 words excluding references.
- The title should reflect the practice employed and include the country / state
- A brief introduction should provide a reason for the program and link the approach to inclusive education in the region.
- The paper should explicitly describe the practical approach including details of all participants, duration and procedure.
- Within the paper the outcomes should be clearly stated and the importance of these made explicit.
- The paper should have a conclusion suggesting the way forward and future directions for practice for supporting inclusion in the region
- People first language should be used throughout.
- All sources must be referenced and a reference list should be included in the paper following the format used by the AJIE (APA 6thstyle).
Interested practitioners of inclusive education are encouraged to submit their manuscripts for publication in the Practitioner Paper section of AJIE. A double-blind peer review process will be followed for every submitted paper before selection for publication in this category.
M. Tariq Ahsan