Inclusive Education

Do you agree that an educational environment should offer all children the opportunity to learn and grow? Regardless of their physical or mental abilities and their religious, racial, cultural or social background? Then the minor Inculsive Education is just right for you.

The Inclusive Education minor in the ITEps program aims to prepare students to be knowledgeable about and capable of providing inclusive education.


Study start

  • September


  • Meppel


  • English

European credits

  • 30 EC's

Minor type

  • For all bachelor programmes

Subject area

  • Education

Minor content

  • Students will be able to participate in professional discussions on inclusive education by gaining knowledge about the history of special education and inclusive education in different countries;
  • gaining experience in planning, implementing and assessing education that fosters inclusion and;
  • gaining knowledge about different learning needs of children.

Knowledge and experience built during this minor will give students the opportunity to develop confidence in providing suitable education to all children in a classroom. The minor will have theoretical and practical components. Students will engage in discussion and reflection, active application of theory in practice, develop personal views and practical skills in order to provide and promote inclusive education in international schools.


  • Assessment
  • Written report
  • Workshop
  • Exhibition
  • Portfolio 


30 ECTS with 1 ECTS being considered equivalent to 28 student work hours, 840 total hours made up of 240 contact hours and 600 self-study hours.

Before commencing this minor, all participating students must be highly proficient in English,
i.e. clearly use English at a CEFR level C1 and provide an IELTS, Cambridge, TOFEL or other recognized certificate. All students must ensure that Stenden University holds a police check/ child safety certificate before they commence any practical teaching experience in primary schools. Successful completion of ITEps year 1 themes ‘teaching basics’ and ‘classroom management’ and successful completion of the ITEps year 2 theme ‘differences within the classroom’ is preferred.


Do you have questions about this minor? Ask them via the online form.