ERIC Number: ED203548
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Special Education in the European Community.
Commission des Communautes Europeennes (Luxembourg).
The monograph contains a report on developments and trends in special education within the European community and a selection of the principal papers of a conference on special education in Europe. Chapter 1 contains results of a comparative study presented tabularly and narratively covering all handicaps in Belgium, Denmark, Germany, France, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. Issues covered include administrative responsibility, private schools, financing, compulsory education laws, early childhood education, and integration of handicapped with nonhandicapped children. Nine trends in special education are identified in the brief second chapter. The third chapter provides a summary of special education for each nation and includes addresses of ministers and associations dealing with the handicapped. The questionnaire used in compiling the report is appended. The second section consists of the conference program, summaries of addresses, and summaries of the six discussion groups. A synthesis report notes differences in methods of achieving the goal of integration of the handicapped. (DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Disabilities, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Mainstreaming, Special Education
Office Publications of EEC, 5. rue du Commerce, Boite Postale 1003, Luxembourg ($5.50 U.S. currency).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission des Communautes Europeennes (Luxembourg).
Note: Collection Studies, Education Series No. 11.