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ERIC Number: EJ833673
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 19
ISSN: ISSN-0827-3383
Inclusive Education for Students with Disabilities in Nigeria: Benefits, Challenges and Policy Implications
Ajuwon, Paul M.
International Journal of Special Education, v23 n3 p11-16 2008
This article analyzes the philosophical, sociological, and legal imperatives of including students with disabilities in ordinary schools. Some important global events that support inclusive education are discussed. The author reflects on Nigeria's newly revised National Policy on Education with its emphasis on inclusive education (2008), and the Universal Basic Education policy (1999). The article concludes with recommendations to improve the status quo.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Nigeria