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ERIC Number: EJ1158412
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1925-0746
Teaching Special Education Law in Saudi Arabia: Improving Pre-Service Teacher Education and Services to Students with Disabilities
Murry, Francie; Alqahtani, Ragea Mohammed Ali
World Journal of Education, v5 n6 p57-64 2015
The government of Saudi Arabia has devoted considerable financial resources toward the education for all goal and in future generations through emphasizing the importance of education and increasing the accountability of teachers' performance on their students' performance. It has emphasized education is to be "Education for All". These demands require teachers who are presently working to adjust to new knowledge, legislation, and policies within the education fields. The purpose of this study was to examine the knowledge of pre-service teachers graduating from a major teacher preparation university in Saudi Arabia in regards to special education laws and implementation of educational programs for students with disabilities. Results indicate that pre-service teacher in Saudi Arabia want information on the special education law, Law Number 224, and how to implement it in their schools.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Saudi Arabia
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