EDU8706 will introduce the development of inclusive education and allow students to draw on their prior knowledge in this area. The link from inclusive education will be made to the concept of differentiation and other frameworks such as Universal Design for Learning, in order to address diverse learning needs in the inclusive classroom. There will be a particular focus on the practical nature of employing theory in the classroom. Through pedagogical strategies, students will have the opportunities to practice applying the principles of differentiated curriculum. This will assist in the development of effective skills for classroom teachers and special education personnel. In this course students will be supported in their understanding of how to modify content and resources, and deliver instruction that is differentiated for students with a range of abilities. This course also examines working with other educators through co-teaching and collaboration.