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ERIC Number: EJ814381
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
ISSN: ISSN-0827-3383
General and Special Education Systems in Jordan: Present and Future Perspectives
Al Jabery, Mohammad; Zumberg, Marshall
International Journal of Special Education, v23 n1 p115-122 2008
Educating a student with special needs became an interest in Jordan at the end of the 1960s. This article provides an overview of the general and special education systems in Jordan. Historical and demographical information is included for the purpose of placing the education of children in Jordan within the context of its land and the population of Jordan. The general education system and special Education system in Jordan is reviewed in depth. Issues related to the current practices and limitations of services for students with disabilities in Jordan are discussed. Suggestions to improve the current system is provided. (Contains 7 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Jordan