Lead to Include Conference – Jacqueline Specht – Current research on leadership and inclusive education in Canada

By Steve Sider

n this series, experts from a variety of backgrounds in Canadian education explore the landscape of inclusion and inclusive education. What are our visions for inclusion? What are the challenges, the opportunities and the provocative questions that need to be asked? How do prepare participants at all levels to effectively navigate the inclusion landscape so that we are better preparing our schools for ALL students? This is the Heart and Spirit of Inclusion.

Dr. Jacqueline Specht (Professor, University of Western Ontario) teaches in the area of educational psychology and special education. Currently she is the Director of the Canadian Research Centre on Inclusive Education and Chair of the Applied Psychology Academic and Research Cluster at the Faculty of Education.

In this research snapshot, Jacqueline talks about the research landscape around areas of leadership for inclusion.