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ERIC Number: ED511256
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Mar
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1548-6613
Inclusive Education in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Dizdarevic, Alma; Vantic-Tanjic, Medina; Nikolic, Milena
Online Submission, US-China Education Review v7 n3 p92-100 Mar 2010
This paper describes the different challenges faced by all members of the local community who are directly or indirectly responsible for the educational reform regarding the process of inclusion in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Yugoslavia education system is regulated in canton legislature. Each canton has its own law on preschool, elementary school, high school and university education, with more than 30 laws covering the area of education. General and special education are separately regulated, thus violating the rights of children with special needs to be educated in the mainstream schools closest to their home. Negative attitudes, prejudices and stereotypes, educational standards non supportive for the inclusive education, lack of engagement of university facilities and negligence of scientifically based research are also considered in this study.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina