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Min, Sookweon; Goff, Peter T. – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2016
This study examines how a school's capacity for institutional diversity relates to student achievement in socio-economically, ethnically, and linguistically diverse schools. It also investigates whether various student groups benefit differently from a school's level of student diversity and its institutional capacity for diversity. Using data…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Academic Achievement, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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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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Russell, Felice Atesoglu – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2014
As more English learners (ELs) are included in mainstream content classrooms at the secondary level, the need to understand how teachers collaborate to meet the particular instructional needs of ELs is essential. This paper presents findings from a qualitative case study that investigated the collaborative work that engaged a group of literacy…
Descriptors: High School Students, English Language Learners, Secondary School Teachers, Literacy Education
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Heemskerk, Irma; Volman, Monique; Admiraal, Wilfried; ten Dam, Geert – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2012
This paper presents the results of a study on students' appreciation of information and communication technology (ICT) applications in schools for general secondary education. We investigate to what extent students from different gender and ethnic backgrounds appreciate various characteristics of ICT tools. The research question is, "How are…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries, Educational Technology
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Pather, Sulochini – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2011
Since the move towards inclusion in line with international trends and South Africa's attempts to address issues of marginalisation and discrimination amongst all learners, including those with special needs and disabilities, it has become evident on perusal of various research studies and reviews that there is an obsession with how far we have…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Equal Education, Access to Education, Educational Research
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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