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Chitiyo, Morgan; Hughes, Elizabeth M.; Chitiyo, George; Changara, Darlington M.; Itimu-Phiri, Ambumulire; Haihambo, Cynthy; Taukeni, Simon G.; Dzenga, Chaidamoyo G. – International Journal of Whole Schooling, 2019
Many countries are embracing inclusive education. However, one of the main challenges that African countries are facing in this regard is the shortage of qualified teachers with the requisite skills to provide an appropriate education for their children with special needs. This shortage can be addressed through provision of professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Education Teachers, Inclusion, Faculty Development
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Ralston, Michelle M.; Dally, Kerry A.; Dempsey, Ian – International Journal of Whole Schooling, 2019
Australian special education literature from 2005 to 2015 was analysed to identify trends in topics and issues. A content analysis revealed a strong focus on inclusive teaching practice and education, and a growing interest in addressing behavioural and emotional disabilities, and teaching social skills in regular classrooms. The findings suggest…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Education, Educational Research, Inclusion
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Timothy, Shamala; Agbenyega, Joseph S. – International Journal of Whole Schooling, 2018
Given increases in student diversity in our schools and classrooms of which students with varying disabilities and additional needs form a part, school leaders have a greater responsibility of ensuring that all students irrespective of their developmental backgrounds benefit from quality education. One of the approaches school leaders use to make…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Educational Planning, Program Implementation, Inclusion
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Mangope, Boitumelo; Otukile-Mongwaketse, Mpho; Dinama, Baamphatlha; Kuyini, Ahmed Bawa – International Journal of Whole Schooling, 2018
Teaching practice (TP) remains one critical means of exposing student teachers to actual classroom experiences with a view to equip them with the needed pedagogical skills. The voice of the student teachers is vital in order to understand their experiences in the field as a way to ensure better outcomes for current and future teacher trainees.…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Classroom Techniques, Special Education, Preservice Teachers
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Chitiyo, Morgan; Muwana, Florence C. – International Journal of Whole Schooling, 2018
Formal special education in many southern African countries can be traced back to the early Christian missionary activities in the region. Like elsewhere in the world, the development of special education in this region has been marked with both challenges and accomplishments. The challenges and barriers to the development of special education in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Education, Educational Development, Success
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Tamakloe, Deborah – International Journal of Whole Schooling, 2018
Drawing on the Whole Schooling principles and Pierre Bourdieu's sociological concepts of habitus, capital and field, this qualitative case study explored and analysed preschool teachers' pedagogical behaviors and attitudes toward children with disabilities in three rural kindergartens in the Kpando district of Ghana. The study focused specifically…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Preschool Teachers, Social Capital, Teacher Student Relationship
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Powell, Ben; Gibbs, Simon – International Journal of Whole Schooling, 2018
In this paper we report a qualitative case-study of how a primary school Principal enhanced staff belief in their efficacy and practice in relation to children's behaviour. Thematic analysis was used to analyse interviews with the Principal and teaching staff. We identified four main themes relating to their attributions, beliefs and practices:…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Principals, Administrator Role, Self Efficacy
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Poon-McBrayer, Kim Fong – International Journal of Whole Schooling, 2018
With a focus on exemplary practices, this article described and analyzed a principal's understanding of the conceptual framework of the US-based response-to-intervention and his strategies to mobilize school staff to understand and practice the model to achieve effective inclusive education with the principles of whole schooling. This principal…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Leadership, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries
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Malkani, Ratika; Rose, Richard – International Journal of Whole Schooling, 2018
This paper reports the opportunities and challenges faced by first generation learners, all of whom were designated as being from scheduled tribes and scheduled castes, accessing education in a rural community in the state of Maharashtra, India. The design of the research and the methods used for this child-centred study aimed to generate data to…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Foreign Countries, Children, Social Class
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Malak, Md. Saiful; Sharma, Umesh; Deppeler, Joanne M. – International Journal of Whole Schooling, 2017
This study aimed at developing a valid and reliable instrument for measuring attitudes of primary schoolteachers toward inappropriate student behaviour. A systematic approach was used to develop the scale. Results provide preliminary evidence that the new instrument (consisting of 13 items on a six-point Likert type scale) meets the standards for…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Teacher Attitudes, Test Construction, Elementary School Teachers
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Palmgren, Marina Helena; Pyhältö, Kirsi; Soini, Tiina; Pietarinen, Janne – International Journal of Whole Schooling, 2017
Basic education strives to provide an equal education for all students, whether the students attend regular or special education. In this study, we explore seventh grade comprehensive school students' (N = 119) experiences of engaging and disengaging events at school and the points at which these events occur in their school career. The students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Education, Inclusion, Equal Education
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Robinson, Christine – International Journal of Whole Schooling, 2017
Discourse on quality, within the context of childcare, has moved beyond the level of licensing to consider children's right to belong. Within Western Australia (WA), there has been a paradigm shift as international research literature on quality childcare has advocated the long-term benefits for individuals and the community when children…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Child Care, Guidelines, Teacher Attitudes
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Rose, Richard; Shevlin, Michael – International Journal of Whole Schooling, 2017
In recent years, international initiatives such as the Salamanca Statement and Framework for Action on Special Needs Education (UNESCO, 1994) and the Sustainable Development Goals (United Nations General Assembly, 2015) have encouraged educational researchers to focus their attentions on those conditions that enable schools to become more…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Student Experience, Mainstreaming
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Poon-McBrayer, Kim Fong – International Journal of Whole Schooling, 2017
Enormous variation exists among nations and regions in their inclusive education provisions. In addition to comparisons based on policy documents and figures, in-depth and contextually grounded comparative studies involving qualitative data based on stakeholder experiences are needed, especially between western and Asian regions or nations where…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Comparative Education
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Juma, Said; Lehtomäki, Elina; Naukkarinen, Aimo – International Journal of Whole Schooling, 2017
Developing inclusive teacher education to improve learning and schooling for all children is attracting increasing interest worldwide. This study examined teachers' insights into the development of inclusive teacher education by drawing on collaborative action research conducted by 20 primary school teachers in Zanzibar, Tanzania. The data were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Elementary School Teachers, School Community Relationship
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