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ERIC Number: EJ892464
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Aug
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 50
ISSN: ISSN-1471-3802
From Discrete to Transformed? Developing Inclusive Primary School Teacher Education in a Finnish Teacher Education Department
Naukkarinen, Aimo
Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, v10 ns1 p185-196 Aug 2010
This paper describes the primary school teacher education curriculum reform currently under way in the Department of Teacher Education at the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland. A general overview of the Finnish context and relevant inclusive education policy issues are presented. The process of developing inclusive education in the curriculum and the organisational culture of the department of teacher education is discussed in relation to the collaborative teacher education research framework developed by Pugach and Blanton. Areas for future development are identified.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Primary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Finland