The above mentioned barriers are not a complete account of all barriers students an experience, for example: Down ; Fetal Alcohol Syndrome; . Autism; Cerebral Palsy or Epilepsy, to name but a few. I will go on to explain in only a tee short sentences which each of the above mentioned barriers entails: 1 SYSTEMIC BARRIERS There are a few problems In our educational system that can contribute to conditions that may cause barriers to learning: Lack of basic and appropriate learning material; Lack of assisted devices; inadequate facilities in schools; overcrowded classrooms as well as lack of mother-tongue speakers.
We as future teachers have to try get the accessory resources even though the inadequate number of schools and available classrooms restricts the effort to supply in the need for education. I as a teacher would look Into starting charity fundraisers even getting the children Involved In order to get the necessary funds to help my school with the lack of resources etc. The language of teaching and learning, can be a barrier seeing as some parents cannot read or write the language of teaching, they are not equipped to assist with homework or projects .
As a teacher I would try to start an aftershock programmer in which students can ask for help with certain homework or projects they may experience problems With. 2. SOCIETAL BARRIERS Includes Sever Poverty; Late Enrolment; gangs,’violence at home or in neighborhoods; gender issues in cultural groups and societies. I will go on to discuss severe Poverty which Is a large barrier to learning (In any country) but In S. A in particular If students don’t have access to their basic needs such as: nutrition; shelter; water; electricity; toilets; transport and basic medical treatment.
As teachers we should take an interest in each Child’s circumstances and recognize particular robbers, be able to take on a role as caregiver; teacher and counselor and always offer our help where we can. We also cannot have negative attitudes because It can De narrate to or students, Day not navels a negative Attlee we Nell our students build self-esteem and confidence in being able to complete activities without having fear of rejection or labeling.
As teachers we should be well educated about the pandemic HIVE-AIDS, I as teacher will make sure I understand and have the necessary skills and knowledge to be of help to my students whom have been diagnosed. I will also incorporate a week in my curriculum to dedicate to HIVE-AIDS to my students in which I will have them do some research and I will explain the necessary knowledge my students need to know, and by so doing reduce the chances of my students being disseminated or labeled. 3.
Pedagogical BARRIERS Insufficient support of educators; inappropriate and unfair assessment procedures and inflexible curriculums. Seeing guidance regarding inclusive assessment methods is given in the ‘Guidelines Document’, which was published in ‘National Department in Education in June;2002’; states that the curriculum can be very inflection in nature ND not meet the diverse needs of all learners. Therefore I as a teacher would ensure that all learning styles are accommodated in my classroom.
Ensure that my students will be allowed to work at their own pace which in turn will also make no child feel left behind and faster students impatient, I will also ensure that no learner is excluded from any subjects based on gender; religion; and physical disability. Sadly there are more than 4000 medical causes of disabilities in learners. To name but a few: sensory disabilities; neurological disabilities; physical disabilities and cognitive disabilities. As a teacher I would pay special attention to my learners as well as observe them closely in order to diagnose a problem as soon as possible.
As a teacher I will always maintain an organized classroom, be prepared with a clear vision of what I would like to achieve on a specific day as well as have a ruff plan of what I would like to achieve in a year. I will ensure that my students will always know their routine and what I expect of them. My classroom will be a safe and supportive environment.. I will make sure I’m able to adapt my teaching practice when accessory, I will also do my best at maintaining as flexible curriculum as possible.
I will always keep learning and educating myself so as to be able to identify as well as understand barriers to learning; in turn making sure I have the necessary knowledge to to adapt my teaching and assessment methods, to assist each child with a barrier in my classroom, As a teacher in my community, I will pay attention to all the above mentioned barriers; make sure all students get the best education possible. I will be sensitive to my students needs as well as my communities needs. SOURCE: curriculum-weak. School. AZ/resource_files/