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Vlachou, Anastasia; Fyssa, Aristea – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2016
This study observed the extent to which teachers supported the inclusion of children with disabilities into mainstream classrooms and involved monitoring 52 mainstream preschool settings in Greece. The association between programme quality, context and teacher characteristics was also tested. Findings showed that the quality of inclusion ranged…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Mainstreaming, Preschool Education
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Donohue, Dana K.; Bornman, Juan – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2015
This research sought to examine South African teachers' attitudes toward the inclusion of learners with different abilities in their hypothetical mainstream classrooms. Participants were 93 South African teachers who responded to the Teachers' Attitudes and Expectations Scale, a measure developed for this study, regarding four vignettes depicting…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion, Attitudes toward Disabilities
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Mittler, Peter – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2002
This article highlights major developments in the education of children with intellectual disabilities in light of an early review of progress and problems and subsequent reforms to the education system as a whole. Key issues include access to the National Curriculum, prospects for inclusive education, and implications for professional…
Descriptors: Access to Education, British National Curriculum, Educational Change, Educational History
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Hegarty, Seamus – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1990
This article, focusing primarily on England and Wales with some data references to the United Kingdom, describes the general education system, special educational provision, support services, integration, training of special educators, and challenges for the future. The impact of the Education Acts of 1981 and 1988 is also discussed. (JDD)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education
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Abang, Theresa B. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1992
This article discusses the special education system in Nigeria, focusing on integration; training of special educators; medical, health, and welfare services for children with disabilities; recreational facilities; employment opportunities; national planning; and problems and successes. (JDD)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Disabilities, Educational Planning, Educational Practices
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Becker, Klaus-Peter; Grosse, Klaus-Dietrich – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1990
The article reviews educational rehabilitation services for persons with disabilities in the former German Democratic Republic. The paper describes the education system, the health and welfare services, the nature and organization of special education services, integration, training of special educators, and effects of political changes in the…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
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Hrnjica, Sulejman – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1990
This article describes Yugoslavia's education system, health and welfare services for children with disabilities, the nature and organization of special education services, the integration of disabled children in ordinary schools, models for training special educators, and problems. (DB)
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education