ERIC Number: ED216501
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jul
Reference Count: 0
A Survey of Special Education in Australia: Provisions, Needs and Priorities in the Education of Children with Handicaps and Learning Difficulties.
Andrews, Robert J.; And Others
The results of a survey of special education provisions, needs, and priorities in Australia are presented. It is explained that questionnaires were sent to primary and secondary schools in each state and territory, government and nongovernment special schools and their teachers, and to teachers in special classes/units attached to regular schools. Survey responses and other pertinent information are drawn upon to consider the following topics: the development of special education provisions in Australia, the organization and provision of special education, legislative foundations, nongovernment provisions, state and national statistics, handicapped students in regular schools, students with learning and behavior problems in regular schools, students in special schools, children in long term residential care, teacher education, integration, rights and values in special education, teachers' views about needs in special education, and priorities in special education. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Australian Schools Commission, Canberra.
Authoring Institution: Queensland Univ., Brisbane (Australia). Fred and Eleanor Schonell Educational Research Centre.
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