ERIC Number: ED060238
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Mar
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Ministerial Decree No. 156 of 24 September 1969 Relative to Statutes of Special Schools and Classes.
Ministry of Education, Cairo (United Arab Republic).
This document is an English-language abstract (approximately 1,500 words) describing 1969 legislation in the UAR for the promotion of special schools for the mentally and physically handicapped. Tuition for these schools is free, but fees are charged for the examinations given upon graduation. Schools for the blind and deaf include boarding privileges, but day pupils are also admitted. The Department of Special Education in the Ministry of Education is responsible for planning, following up, supervising, and guiding the education of all categories of handicapped children on all educational levels within the UAR. An advisory commission for special education is also set up in the Ministry of Education. Primary school teachers in these schools are recruited from among teachers who have specialized themselves in various fields of special education. The categories of special schools are: blind, protection of eyesight, deaf, mentally retarded, and physically handicapped (attached to hospitals and sanatoria.) The document discusses the various administrative and professional practices of the various special schools. (Author/GDB)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Administrator Responsibility, Advisory Committees, Blindness, Deafness, Educational Legislation, Handicapped Children, Hospitalized Children, Mental Retardation, Physical Disabilities, Special Education Teachers, Special Schools
Available in CEAS Abstract Series No. 1-4 (ED 060 227)
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Authoring Institution: Ministry of Education, Cairo (United Arab Republic).