Welcome to School Inclusion

From theory to practice

Supporting schools and educators to initiate, strengthen, and sustain inclusive schooling practices in the Australian context.

What School Inclusion Offers

School Inclusion – From theory to practice provides quality professional learning, consultancy services and network opportunities aimed at enhancing the confidence and capability of education professionals to enact innovative and transformative inclusive education practices.

We’re here to support you!

We work with education professionals, schools, and systems to provide professional learning and consultancy services that are contextual and impactful in advancing school improvement and inclusive education practices.

Our work is underpinned by highly qualified and experienced inclusive education leaders and practitioners who have designed and lead inclusive school reform, and who have engaged in the sustained transformation of practices at the classroom, whole of school, and system levels.

What can we help with?

We are experienced at providing high-quality professional learning and consultancy relating to inclusive education practices. This includes leading inclusive school reform and school improvement, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), curriculum adjustments, effective instructional practices and pedagogy, personalised learning and support plans, co-teaching, the use of teaching assistants, Multi-tier Systems of Support (MTSS), supporting students with complex learning profiles, and National Consistent Collection of Data for School Students with Disabilities (NCCD).

    How can we help?

    We provides services that involve:

    • Bespoke and tailored support,

    • Engagement with individuals, small groups and whole of staff,

    • Research informed and practical professional learning, coaching and support,

    • Delivery in person or via videoconferencing platforms.

    We work with you to design professional learning and consultancy that is suited to your context and what you want to achieve.

    Find out more about our services…

    Professional Learning

    School Inclusion provides professional learning services that are innovative and practical, transforming the theory and fundamental concepts of inclusive education into actionable and sustainable practice. School Inclusion offers webinars, full and half day workshops, online courses, and conference presentations.

    Consultancy Services

    School Inclusion provides dynamic consultancy services to schools and educators. Consultancy services are customised, focusing on personalised support to address the necessary knowledge and practices required to successfully include all students. Consultancy can be provided in-school or via online video conferencing platforms.

    Network Opportunities

    School Inclusion facilitates The School Inclusion Network for Educators (SINE). SINE is a leading national network of education professionals committed to the realisation of inclusive education. The network provides members with a collaborative and supportive opportunity to ask questions and to share information, resources, tips and ideas.

    School Inclusion’s work has impacted the confidence and capability of education professionals and schools right around Australia!

    We have worked on large-scale inclusive education projects, across entire schooling districts/regions, and with individual schools and educators.

    We have supported education professionals and schools from across government and non-government systems, and across early childhood, primary, and secondary school sectors.

    Loren Swancutt

    School Inclusion – From theory to practice was founded by Loren Swancutt, a specialist in the field of inclusive education. Loren draws on extensive experience as a classroom teacher, school leader, and system level coach to support schools, educators, and parents to advance inclusive education practices.

    Doctor of Education (EdD) Candidate
    Master of Inclusive Education
    Bachelor of Education (Primary & Special Education)

    What School Inclusion Customers Are Saying

    Deputy Principal, South Australia

    Engaging Loren as a consultant transformed my confidence and capability. It provided me with the reflection and coaching to take our school to the next level of inclusive school improvement.

    Rating: 5 out of 5.
    Teacher, Queensland

    School Inclusion webinars are excellent. So well designed and facilitated, and full of helpful information, resources and practices. Loren does a fabulous job of demonstrating what it takes. Highly recommended.

    Rating: 5 out of 5.
    Principal, Victoria

    Loren is an amazing source of knowledge and enthusiasm for all things inclusive education. She is single-handedly empowering so many of us to transform and improve our practice.

    Rating: 5 out of 5.
    Teacher, Western Australia

    The examples of practice that Loren shares are so valuable in understanding what is practically possible. She demonstrates a wealth of knowledge and skill that is second to none.

    Rating: 5 out of 5.

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