ERIC Number: ED239465
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Sep
Reference Count: 0
We Are Not Alike: Policies for Responsible Education. Revised 1982.
Council for Exceptional Children, Niagara Falls (Ontario). Ontario Provincial Federation of Chapters.
The booklet presents 36 policy statements related to the provision of educational services to exceptional children in Ontario. These policy statements are updated versions of 31 statements formulated in 1973. The statements cluster in six major areas (sample subtopics in parentheses): (1) goals and commitments to the education of exceptional children and youth (provision of a variety of educational opportunities); (2) governmental responsibility for the provision of services to exceptional children and youth (inter-ministerial cooperation, curriculum research and development, establishment of instructional materials centers); (3) organization and administration for the education of exceptional children and youth within the local jurisdiction (staff development, certification); (4) identification, placement, assessment, and programming (labeling, wide range of services); (5) teacher recruitment, preparation, continuing education and evaluation (updating of qualifications, basic special education competencies for all teachers); and (6) evaluation in the education of exceptional children and youth (use of a variety of evaluation methods, annual reviews of student files. (CL)
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Handicap Identification, Program Administration, Program Evaluation, Special Education, Student Evaluation
The Council for Exceptional Children, 6450 Thorold Stone Rd., Niagara Falls, Ontario L2J 1B3 Canada.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Niagara Falls (Ontario). Ontario Provincial Federation of Chapters.