ERIC Number: ED218870
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jun-4
Reference Count: 0
The Education of the Handicapped Adolescent: Educational Provision for Handicapped Children and Young People in Japan.
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). Centre for Educational Research and Innovation.
The document contains an overview with 87 statements on educational services in Japan for handicapped children. Section I traces the development of special education from 1868 to 1978. A second section looks at the present provisions for handicapped children in terms of the institutional framework, orientation on entry into primary schools, and enrollment trends. Training of special education teachers and welfare and paramedical staff is the focus of section III. Subsequent sections address financial assistance for the schooling of handicapped adolescents, vocational training and facilitating the transition from school to work, and current policy trends regarding special education and educational reform. Appendixes include tables with statistical data; an outline of legislation related to education, welfare, and employment of handicapped children; a report on the organization and structure of education in Japan; a glossary of Japanese terms; and a bibliography. (SB)
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, History, Special Education, Teacher Education, Vocational Education
Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, 2, rue Andre Pascal, Paris Cedex 16, France (no price quoted).
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). Centre for Educational Research and Innovation.
Note: The document has been revised due to discussions at the International Seminar on Vocational Education and Training of the Handicapped Adolescent (Yukosuka, Japan, January 22-28, 1980). Print is poor in parts.