Planning for an Inclusive Setting (workshop)

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Course TypeCourse CodeNo. Of Credits
Foundation CoreSVS1EC4051

Semester and Year Offered: Winter Semester-4, Year-2019

Course Coordinator and Team: Fariha Siddiqui, Dr Sunita Singh and Sheetal Nagpal

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Pre-requisites: The course focuses on the job role of supervisor (Level-6) in an early childhood centre. The course is meant to be offered to those who have specific knowledge and skills related to Day care facilitator (Level-5) offered in 1st year and skills of supervisors offered in semester-3 of the programme


The specific objectives of the course are to help students:

  • Develop professional skills of successful entrepreneurs
  • Reflect on the personality of entrepreneurs
  • Plan inclusive learning environment for the diverse learners
  • Learn practical skills to engage diverse learners

Course Outcomes:

After completing the workshop, students will be able to:

  • Provide hands on experience to students for their development as entrepreneurs of early childhood centres
  • Create inclusive settings in a day care centre
  • Plan and conduct activities with children of diverse age groups and abilities.
  • Demonstrate skills to engage all children in afterschool program
  • Build positive relationships in children and staff at the centre

Brief description of modules/ Main modules:

  1. Planning for an Inclusive Setting

This workshop will be linked to the theory course “Addressing diversity and Inclusion in a Day Care Centre”. It will orient students to the inclusive practices for early childhood centers.




Suggested readings


Biases and stereotypes

  • Examine one’s biases and stereotypes
  • Analyse how biases can affect inclusion at the centre

Derman-Sparks, L. (1989). Anti-bias curriculum: Tools for empowering young children. National Association for the Education of Young Children, NW, Washington, DC


Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India. (2008). Organization of Early Intervention Services. National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities).


Role of daycare professional

  • Identify the role of the facilitator and supervisor in promoting inclusion


Inclusive setting

  • Prepare an inclusive setting
  • Examine and prepare culturally-rich spaces


Inclusive activities and practices

  • Plan and conduct inclusive practices at the daycare centre-activities that make children aware of the need for diversity and inclusion at the centre.


Assessment of the programme

  • Use assessment indicator for analysing the inclusivity of the programme



Assessment Type



In class participation and attendance



Short in-class assessments



Term end Assessment