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ERIC Number: EJ909662
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Feb
Pages: 24
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 57
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1356-336X
Inclusive Physical Education: Teachers' Views of Including Pupils with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities in Physical Education
Morley, David; Bailey, Richard; Tan, Jon; Cooke, Belinda
European Physical Education Review, v11 n1 p84-107 Feb 2005
This article uses a purposive sample of 43 Secondary school (pupils aged 11-18) teachers to explore perceptions of including children with Special Educational Needs and/or disabilities in mainstream secondary Physical Education. Findings suggest that teachers' conceptions of inclusion are based primarily around the level of participation children with Special Educational Needs and/or disabilities could achieve and that this could be affected by the activity area, level of support and training opportunities avail able to them. The article concludes with a discussion of the implications of this research for teachers' professional development and school organization and specific implications for the future practice of PE teachers and Teacher trainers are suggested. (Contains 1 figure and 2 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)