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Stampoltzis, Aglaia; Polychronopoulou, Stavroula – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2009
This paper reports a study exploring the personal and educational experiences of Greek students with dyslexia in higher education. Interviews with 16 students with dyslexia (11 male and five female) were conducted to investigate how they experienced school, peer relations, labelling, family support, university, self-esteem and how they made their…
Descriptors: Family Influence, Family Environment, Elementary Schools, Secondary Schools
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Purdy, Noel – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2009
This study considers the reasons why so few male student teachers are entering the special education sector. This comes as recent statistics reveal that the percentage of male teaching staff in special education in Northern Ireland is much lower than in England. The article first critically considers the international literature on male students'…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Teaching (Occupation), Foreign Countries, Gender Differences
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Lewis, Ann; Parsons, Sarah – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2008
There is a striking dearth of studies focusing sensitively and in depth on the mainstream educational experiences of children with epilepsy, as viewed by those children themselves. The one-year project (2006-7) reported here addresses that gap. Children's perceptions about mainstream teachers' understanding of epilepsy and school-based needs are…
Descriptors: Epilepsy, Seizures, Young Adults, Methods
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Norwich, Brahm – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2008
This paper reports findings about placement questions relevant to disability in education. It is part of a larger international study of the perspectives of 132 education practitioners and administrators in England, the USA and The Netherlands to several dilemmas of difference. Participants were interviewed about their perspectives to a presented…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Student Placement
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Koutrouba, Konstantina; Vamvakari, Malvina; Theodoropoulos, Helen – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2008
The present study, based on recent research in secondary education schools in Greece, aimed at recording Greek teachers' attitudes towards inclusion and determining the factors that enhance positive attitudes or negative ones. The findings of this research confirm that Greek teachers, despite obvious infrastructural and institutional hindrances,…
Descriptors: Qualifications, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Qualifications
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Webb, Rosemary; Greco, Veronica; Sloper, Patricia; Beecham, Jennifer – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2008
Across the world countries are advocating the education of children and young people with disabilities in mainstream schools. There is also increasing interest in developing effective coordination of the specialist services pupils with disabilities receive from different agencies. This is accompanied by growing recognition that such care…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Student Needs
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Lawson, Hazel; Parker, Maureen; Sikes, Pat – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2006
This paper draws on research which took an auto/biographical and narrative approach in order to investigate mainstream teachers' and teaching assistants' experiences and understandings of inclusion. Throughout the 2003/04 academic year, three researchers made three visits to one primary and one secondary school to talk with individuals and groups.…
Descriptors: Teaching Assistants, Personal Narratives, Inclusive Schools, Mainstreaming
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