• Recognises that any learner may require additional support at some stage.
  • Acknowledges that a range of issues such as language, ethnicity, social class, poverty, disability and the learning environment may create barriers to learning and participation.
  • Involves participation in: school and classroom communities; a common curriculum, systems of assessment, and social and extra curricular activities.
  • Redefines the roles and responsibilities of professionals, and the relationships between them.