Diversity, Inclusion and
Special Educational Needs Pathway


To support capacity development in Diversity, Inclusive Education and Special Educational Needs (DISEN) for academic staff and student teachers at partner Palestinian universities through the development of introductory courses, specialist Minor courses and wider diffusion of practice.


  1. To develop a DISEN Introductory course for all students enrolled on the BA Primary Education Degree Programmes in partner universities in Palestine.
  2. To develop a DISEN minor programme of courses that focus upon developing capacity among student teachers to know, understand and be able to adopt inclusive practices to cater for diverse learning needs including SEN.
  3. To ensure infusion of DISEN into other relevant courses in the Major programme through pilots and mentoring; in which lecturers are supported by project team members to embed relevant DISEN concepts to enhance teaching and learning