Australia’s ‘dual-track’ education system is failing young students with disability, advocates say

But Ms Sayers argues separating students into mainstream and special schools is “a form of segregation”, as defined by the United NationsĀ Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

“We need to be transforming our education system so that all students are included alongside their non-disabled peers in education,” she said.

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Topics:
Disability Royal Commission, Education, Training, Early Intervention

Author:
Celina Edmonds and Elizabeth Wright

Source:
ABC News

Date published:
Mon 6th Jun, 2022