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Webster, Rob; Blatchford, Peter – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2019
This paper reports on results from a descriptive study of the nature and quality of the day-to-day educational experiences of 49 13-14 year olds with special education needs and/or disabilities (SEND). All pupils had either an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) or a Statement, and attended in mainstream secondary school in England. Pupils…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Teaching Methods, Teacher Role, Teaching Assistants
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Bešic, Edvina; Paleczek, Lisa; Krammer, Mathias; Gasteiger-Klicpera, Barbara – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2017
One concern for teachers and schools is how to implement inclusion. This paper examines its implementation at the teacher and class level in Styria, (a state in Austria). To do so, a qualitative study with expert interviews was conducted. Twenty-five experts from seven schools and four Centres for Inclusion and Special Education were interviewed.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Individualized Instruction, Teacher Attitudes
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Cimsir, Elif; Carney, JoLynn V. – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of school counsellors' attitudes and training on their perceptions of preparedness to provide services to students with disabilities (SWD). Participants were 105 practicing school counsellors who completed the Attitudes toward Disabled Persons Scale Form-O (ATDP-O) as well as the School…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Counselor Attitudes, Disabilities, Inclusion
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Hakkarainen, Airi M.; Holopainen, Leena K.; Savolainen, Hannu K. – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2016
Learning difficulties have been found to dilute the possibilities that young adults have in their educational careers. However, during the last few decades, education has become increasingly important for employment and overall life satisfaction. In the present study, we were interested in the effects of mathematical and reading difficulties and…
Descriptors: Followup Studies, Learning Problems, Foreign Countries, Behavior Problems
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Pesonen, Henri; Kontu, Elina; Saarinen, Minna; Pirttimaa, Raija – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2016
The aim of this study was to examine conceptions associated with sense of belonging (SEBE) in Finnish general and special school placements for pupils with special education needs. Five pupils were selected for this study by means of purposive sampling. They had a history of several school placements prior to arriving at their current special…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Placement, Special Education, Group Membership
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Heiman, Tali; Olenik-Shemesh, Dorit; Eden, Sigal – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2015
Cyberbullying is defined as an intentional online act via electronic media, to harm, embarrass and/or humiliate another person. As adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at a higher risk in being involved in bullying behaviour as perpetrators or victims, the main purpose of this study is to examine the prevalence of…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, At Risk Students
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Margraf, Hannah; Pinquart, Martin – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2015
In Germany, adolescents with emotional and behavioural disturbances (EBD) are either schooled in special schools for students with EBD or in regular schools. The present study is the first to compare the perceived attainment of a broad range of developmental tasks of adolescents with and without EBD attending regular vs. special schools. While…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Behavior Disorders, Emotional Disturbances
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Skarbrevik, Karl J. – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2005
Teachers and the school psychological services were asked to assess the quality of educational programmes offered to students who were found eligible for special education in Norway and who attended ordinary classes. Adequacy and equity of the programmes and an assessment of social inclusion were used as indicators of quality and as dependent…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Needs Students, Educational Quality, Special Education