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Baak, Melanie – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
Since 2000, approximately 50,000 people from sub-Saharan African countries have been resettled in Australia under Australia's Humanitarian Entrant Program for refugees. They have formed part of a visibly different minority group in a settler society that is shaped by a racialised history. For young former refugees, schools are a primary site in…
Descriptors: Race, Foreign Countries, Refugees, Inclusion
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Dare, Lynn; Nowicki, Elizabeth; Felimban, Huda – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2017
Saudi Arabia has followed the global trend towards inclusive education; however, few researchers have examined the lived reality of inclusion in Saudi schools. In this study, we interviewed 31 girls and 34 boys in grades 5 and 6 who attended an inclusive school in Saudi. The overarching research question was, "How do Saudi children perceive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Disabilities, Mainstreaming
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Lambert, Rachel – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2017
Understanding learning disabilities (LDs) as constructed through multiple cultural practices including discourse, this paper focuses on a Latino middle school student with a LD named Elijah. This study documents both the discourses and practices used to position Elijah as a mathematics learner, as well as his use of similar discourses as he…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Hispanic American Students, Grade 6, Learning Disabilities
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Lamichhane, Kamal – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2016
This paper explores the challenges and strengths of teachers with a visual impairments teaching in Nepal's mainstream schools, using qualitative interviews of teachers and principals, as well as a student survey data set. Results showed that teachers with visual impairments tend not to teach subjects such as science and mathematics that require…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Visual Impairments, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Attitudes
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Fisher, Helen – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2012
This article explores a Special Educational Needs Coordinator's experience of progressing from a "mainstream + SEN" approach to inclusion, defined as an extrinsically inclusive model, and perhaps more closely aligned to integration, towards a model of intrinsic inclusiveness. A three-tiered reading/spelling programme was implemented, using a…
Descriptors: Multisensory Learning, Teaching Methods, Inclusion, Mainstreaming
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Underwood, Kathryn – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2012
Dwayne is a Grade 6 student who came to Canada from Jamaica at the age of seven. Upon arrival in a new school Dwayne had to adapt to a new culture. In addition, Dwayne was identified as having severe behavioural problems and learning difficulties, and it was recommended within the first month of school that the boy be medicated in order for him to…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Disabilities, Interviews, Foreign Countries
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Isaksson, Joakim; Lindqvist, Rafael; Bergstrom, Erik – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2010
One important goal of Swedish educational policies is to integrate all pupils within regular education, irrespective of disability or difficulties in school, and to adjust education to individual needs. The aim of this paper was to explore how schools "socially construct", i.e. identify and support, pupils with special educational needs.…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Foreign Countries, School Personnel, Special Needs Students
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Kellett, Mary – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2009
This paper challenges some of the assumptions about our understanding of and approaches to literacy. Crucially, it provides evidence hitherto missing from the body of research knowledge: children's own perspectives on literacy opportunities accessed by children themselves. Reading proficiency is pivotal in education, providing a platform on which…
Descriptors: Homework, Role Models, Poverty, Academic Achievement
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Lingard, Bob – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2007
This paper draws on a large Australian commissioned research study that mapped classroom pedagogies called "productive pedagogies". The model of pedagogies derived from an admixture of theory and empirical observations and worked together what Fraser (1997) calls a politics of redistribution and a politics of recognition in its desire to…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Inclusive Schools
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Norris, Greg; Mbokazi, Thembinkosi; Rorke, Francoise; Goba, Sylvia; Mitchell, Claudia – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2007
This paper focuses specifically on the needs and concerns of "very young adolescents" who as defined by the Population Council are young people aged between 10 and 14 years. The title of this paper, "Where Do We Start?", acknowledges that attitudes towards and knowledge of HIV and AIDS are best looked at in a situated way. We…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Ethnic Groups, Adolescents, Health Education