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Sales, Niaomi; Vincent, Kerry – British Journal of Special Education, 2018
The introduction of a new Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Code of Practice in 2015 marked one of the most significant reforms to the SEND statutory assessment process in England since its introduction over 30 years ago. This article presents the findings of a small-scale study that aimed to identify the extent to which the reforms…
Descriptors: Special Education, Educational Needs, Disabilities, Foreign Countries
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Fayette, Rainart; Bond, Caroline – British Journal of Special Education, 2018
Government legislation and research literature highlight the importance of the participation of pupils with autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) in planning for their transition to adulthood. However, effective processes which enable their participation are under-researched. In this study, nine teaching staff from two specialist schools in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Special Schools, Specialists
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Ahsan, Tariq; Sharma, Umesh – British Journal of Special Education, 2018
In the process of educational reforms for promoting equity and inclusion in education, pre-service teacher preparedness has been identified as a vital factor that has an impact on the success of inclusive education. Bangladesh, like other parts of the world, has taken various initiatives to promote inclusive education in the country context. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion
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Stagg, Steven D.; Eaton, Elizabeth; Sjoblom, Amanda M. – British Journal of Special Education, 2018
It may be thought that gaining a place at university confers self-belief on students with dyslexia; after all, they have succeeded in their academic studies. Our research explored self-efficacy beliefs in university students with and without dyslexia. An Academic Self-Efficacy Scale and a Sources of Academic Self-Efficacy Scale were completed by…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Self Efficacy, Student Surveys, Comparative Analysis
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Allan, David; Duckworth, Vicky – British Journal of Special Education, 2018
This article presents findings from research conducted into school disaffection in the north of England. Bourdieu's concept of capital is utilised to explore the perspectives of 14- to 16-year-old girls undertaking vocational learning as a strategy for re-engagement. Data emanate from semi-structured interviews in which social and linguistic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learner Engagement, Secondary School Students, Females
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Dearden, Jackie; Emerson, Anne; Lewis, Tom; Papp, Rebecca – British Journal of Special Education, 2017
This longitudinal case study of a 10-year-old girl with autism and severe communication impairment measures the impact of the MORE (Means, Opportunities, Reasons and Expectations) approach to enhancing engagement and communication. Through detailed observation of video data over a period of 28 months, engagement behaviours including interaction…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Case Studies, Females, Preadolescents
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Alborno, Nadera Emran – British Journal of Special Education, 2017
The Ministry of Education (MOE) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) launched the "School for All" inclusive education initiative in 2010. This article investigates the implementation of this initiative in three primary schools from stakeholders' perspectives. Using a multiple case study approach, data were collected over a full school year…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Disabilities, Elementary Schools
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Curran, Helen; Mortimore, Tilly; Riddell, Richard – British Journal of Special Education, 2017
The Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) reforms have been reported as the most significant reforms of their kind for over 30 years. Through the Children and Families Act 2014 the Government is seeking to effect cultural change regarding SEND. The SENCo is responsible for the operational and strategic aspects related to SEND provision…
Descriptors: Special Education, Educational Needs, Disabilities, Educational Change
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Poulou, Maria S.; Cooper, Paul – British Journal of Special Education, 2017
The study investigated adolescent students' perceptions of sleep duration and patterns, and the way they relate to emotional and behavioural difficulties. Five hundred and two students from public schools in Greece completed the Sleep Questionnaire and the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ). It was demonstrated that consistency in…
Descriptors: Sleep, Behavior Problems, Emotional Disturbances, Adolescents
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Sukhram, Diana; Ellen Monda-Amaya, Lisa – British Journal of Special Education, 2017
This study examines the effects of oral repeated reading, with and without corrective feedback, on the fluency and comprehension skills of 60 struggling readers in 7th Grade. Comparisons were made by group on narrative and expository reading ability and by comprehension question type. Students were randomly assigned to one of two reading groups…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Oral Reading, Teaching Methods, Repetition
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Myklebust, Jon; Myklebust, Vidar – British Journal of Special Education, 2017
This article discusses how psychosocial health in adolescence influences adult mental health among former students with special educational needs in Norway. These individuals have been followed prospectively from their teens and into their mid-30s. The study is inspired by life course perspectives with an emphasis on cumulative processes. The…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Adolescents, Adults, Disabilities
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Beck, Gillian J.; Hazzard, Donna; McPhillips, Therése; Tiernan, Barbara; Casserly, Ann-Marie – British Journal of Special Education, 2017
This article considers policy and practice in relation to dyslexia provision in Northern Ireland since the 2002 Task Group Report. Using interviews with original and current stakeholders, this research, funded by SCoTENS (Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North and South), examined the extent to which recommendations have been met in the…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Foreign Countries, Interviews, Stakeholders
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Hoskin, Janet – British Journal of Special Education, 2017
The new Special Educational Needs and Disability legislation in the Children and Families Act 2014 intends to raise the aspirations of young people with special educational needs and their families, and improve their life outcomes. But what do raised aspirations and better outcomes look like for young people who have a life-limiting impairment?…
Descriptors: Special Education, Educational Legislation, Student Needs, Aspiration
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Ross, Helen – British Journal of Special Education, 2017
This article explores teachers' experiences of dyslexia and classroom interventions via lesson observations and semi-structured interviews. These experiences were analysed through a Bourdieusien lens, based on Jenkins's "levels of interaction", to delineate power relationships inherent in classroom interactions, teachers' interactions…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Intervention, Observation, Semi Structured Interviews
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Morley, David; Maher, Anthony; Walsh, Barbara; Dinning, Track; Lloyd, Diane; Pratt, Andrea – British Journal of Special Education, 2017
The Equality Act called on British schools to "avoid as far as possible by reasonable means, the disadvantage which a disabled pupil experiences". Teachers, therefore, must be creative and flexible in order to meet the needs and optimise the capabilities of all pupils. Using focus group interviews, this article explores the influence of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Legislation, Disabilities, Equal Education
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