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ERIC Number: EJ1109537
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Aug
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1471-3802
The Northern Ireland Resource File and Aspire
Ryan, David; Montgomery, Brenda
Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, v16 suppl 1 p1035-1039 Aug 2016
The paper begins by identifying issues as to how initial teacher training and in-service training for teachers inadequately prepares them for teaching the pupils with special educational needs (SEN). The paper then provides a brief legislative background to SEN in the Northern Ireland context, before describing two elements of educational reform in relation to SEN; a Department of Education review, and the Capacity Building Project. The latter was responsible for designing and delivering professional development for school leaders and teachers, and also the creation of the Resource File and ASPIRE document. The ASPIRE document uses action research principles to enhance teacher engagement with the Resource File. [Paper presented at the Inclusive and Supportive Education IV Conference Congresso Internacional da Pró-Inclusão (8th, Lisbon, Portugal, July 26-29, 2016).]
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)
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