Iscuss the benefits and difficulties of including children with special needs in mainstream school.

An awareness of educational policies and areas of controversy in education must be demonstrated in the form of an assignment. The essay should include an introduction explaining the area under discussion; an awareness of legislation that applies to the area of debate, any recommendations from influential participants in the education system; knowledge of the effect of the issue on schools, teachers, parents and children, and the impact on wider society. It must contain referencing and make use of journals, books etc. and not just the internet. To achieve the correct level, it must show evaluation of controversial issue currently being debated by educators.The essay must show excellent levels of insight, analysis and synthesis. You must read a wide variety of sources to provide different perspectives. You must demonstrate critical evaluation of the issue, INCLUDING THE MOST UP-TO-DATE THINKING FROM POLICY MAKERS. The essay must include accurate referencing.