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Thompson, S. Anthony; Timmons, Vianne – Exceptionality Education International, 2017
Inclusive educational practices vary across Canada, and perhaps most especially in secondary schools. Researchers use the term authentic inclusion to describe exemplary inclusive educational institutions. Using an appreciative inquiry framework, two such high schools were identified and profiled within the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.…
Descriptors: Inclusion, High School Students, Disabilities, Semi Structured Interviews
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Timmons, Vianne – Exceptionality Education International, 2012
Dr. Judy Lupart has had a distinguished career as a researcher, teacher, and leader in the field of education, and some of her most important work has stemmed from her creation of and continuing involvement in "Exceptionality Education Canada." Two articles she wrote for the journal, one in 1992 and one in 2002, are of particular note.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Needs Students, Educational Change, Researchers
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Horne, Phyllis E.; Timmons, Vianne; Adamowycz, Rosalyn – Exceptionality Education International, 2008
This study investigated inclusive practices in Prince Edward Island (PEI) elementary schools in terms of the supports teachers consider as important for inclusion. Twenty teachers were randomly selected to complete a survey, and 5 teachers were randomly selected to participate in an interview about inclusion supports. The survey in this study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Access to Education, Inclusive Schools
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Lupart, Judy L.; Timmons, Vianne; Odishaw, Janine – Exceptionality Education Canada, 2003
This introductory article discusses a study that investigated how at-risk students are defined in each of the Canadian provinces and Northern Territories and similarities in the definitions in the policy-making and policy implementation arenas. Different types of students that may be at-risk are described. (Contains references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Classification, Cultural Differences, Disabilities, Disability Identification
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Timmons, Vianne; Gerard, Robert – Exceptionality Education Canada, 2003
This article profiles the educational system of New Brunswick and discusses initiatives for students who are at-risk. It describes programs and services for students who are at-risk, relevant educational legislation, areas of strength, challenges that need to be overcome, and areas of action. (Contains references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Classification, Definitions, Delivery Systems, Dropout Prevention
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Timmons, Vianne; Power, Anne – Exceptionality Education Canada, 2003
This article profiles the educational system of Nova Scotia and discusses initiatives for students who are at-risk. It describes programs and services for students who are at-risk, relevant educational legislation, areas of strength, challenges that need to be overcome, and areas of action. (Contains references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Classification, Definitions, Delivery Systems, Dropout Prevention
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Timmons, Vianne – Exceptionality Education Canada, 2003
This article profiles the educational system of Prince Edward Island and discusses initiatives for students who are at-risk. It describes programs and services for students who are at-risk, relevant educational legislation, areas of strength, challenges that need to be overcome, and areas of action. (Contains references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Classification, Definitions, Delivery Systems, Dropout Prevention
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Timmons, Vianne; Smith, Brenda – Exceptionality Education Canada, 2003
This article profiles the educational system of Newfoundland and Labrador and discusses initiatives for students who are at-risk. It describes programs and services for students who are at-risk, relevant educational legislation, areas of strength, challenges that need to be overcome, and areas of action. Agency coordination of services is…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Classification, Definitions, Delivery Systems
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Timmons, Vianne – Exceptionality Education Canada, 2002
This article discusses overall trends and commonalities among previous articles on inclusion in the United Kingdom, Ireland, India, South Africa, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia. It concludes that inclusive education must be viewed in a broader context that looks at school reform and the societal context. Teacher education is stressed.…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Disabilities
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Timmons, Vianne – Exceptionality Education Canada, 2001
This article describes legislative and policy provisions that support educational services for children with disabilities in Prince Edward Island. It begins with some general information on Prince Edward Island and then explores recent teacher education and inclusion initiatives that have affected the service delivery for children with…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational History, Educational Legislation