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ERIC Number: EJ986168
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jul
Pages: 34
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1052-6846
When Inclusion Is Innovation: An Examination of Administrator Perspectives on Inclusion in China
Hu, Bi Ying; Roberts, Sherron Killingsworth
Journal of School Leadership, v21 n4 spec iss p548-581 Jul 2011
This article examines administrator perspectives of innovative services for the inclusion of young children with disabilities in regular preschool classrooms in China. Twelve directors from 12 pilot inclusion preschools in Beijing participated in this study. Qualitative interview results revealed the following subthemes: definition, advocacy, teacher attitude, classroom concerns, resources, benefits of inclusion for children with disabilities, benefits of inclusion for children without disabilities, challenges of inclusion for children with special needs children, and challenges of inclusion for children without disabilities. Discussion and recommendations were provided on the basis of research findings.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Preschool Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China