Mandatory appointment of special educator in all schools

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In continuation to CBSE circular No. CBSE/ACAD/JS&IC (A&T)/2015 dated 25.06.2015, as per Rule No.13.11 of Affiliation Bye-Laws of Board in which direction was issued to all the affiliated schools to mandatory appoint SPECIAL EDUCATORS to ensure quality education for all children including children with special needs as per Section 3, 8(c) and 9 (c) of the Right to Education Act, 2009 to facilitate effective and meaningful inclusion of children with disabilities in schools.

The Rule 13(11) of Affiliation Byelaws provides to promote inclusion of students with disabilities/special needs in the normal school as per provisions of the “Persons with Disabilities Act 1995” and in conformity with National Policy of Education.

In view of above, the Management and the Head of the CBSE affiliated schools are required to follow the above provisions and make arrangements to appoint special educators in their respective schools.