ERIC Number: ED341178
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Strategies for Change: Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs in Regular Schools. [Report Number 5].
Advisory Council for Special Educational Needs, Annerley (Australia).
This report presents the views of the Advisory Council for Special Education Needs for Queensland, Australia concerning effective education for students with special educational needs in regular schools. Three issue areas are identified: (1) commitment and advocacy; (2) effective management of education; and (3) improved human resource development and planning. For each issue, principles are discussed and then related educational goals and objectives are presented. The principles include: access to and participation in an appropriate and effective education; family participation in schooling; advocacy for and active promotion of student rights; personal welfare of students; the right of participation and choice; effective school-based programs and services; staff professional development; programs and services based on negotiation; needs-based planning and accountability; commitment by each staff member; support for teachers; upgrading of professional competencies; recognition of staff development and expertise; systems-wide support; special education support services; program and resource development; and recognition of achievement. Objectives and strategies for change are presented in tabular form for each issue by organizational level (school level, school support center level, regional level, and central system level). A list of Council Members is attached. (DB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Advisory Council for Special Educational Needs, Annerley (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia