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Understanding current situations: facilitating inclusive education implementation

Alias, Maizam and Harrington, Ingrid and Paimin, Aini Nazura and Lai, Chee Sern and Lee, Ming Foong and Mohamed, Maziana and Wan Mohamed, Wan Azlinda (2016) Understanding current situations: facilitating inclusive education implementation. Advanced Science Letters, 22 (5-6). pp. 1677-1682. ISSN 19366612

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Abstract

This paper aims to highlight the current gaps in practices among Secondary schools teachers who are involved in the Malaysian Special Education Integration Program (SEIP). A one to one interview was conducted on 13 teachers who teach the inclusive classes at one secondary school to identify their individual needs with respect to successfully integrating special needs students into mainstream classrooms. Findings were discussed in relation to several aspects of teaching and learning, including inclusive students’ characteristics, appropriate and inappropriate school based practices, and challenges faced by inclusive teachers. Based on the findings, recommendations are made for school-based improvement and teacher-professional developments that inform policymakers on future development plans.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Inclusive education; teacher development; special needs students
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Divisions: Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Professional Education
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2018 03:26
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2018 03:26
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/8734
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