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Qi, Jing; Ha, Amy S. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2012
The purpose of this review was to analyse empirical studies on inclusion in physical education (PE) over the past 20 years and then propose recommendations for future research. A systematic process was used to search the literature for this review. First, a total of 75 research-based articles from computerised education databases were included in…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Disabilities, Cooperative Learning, Social Isolation
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Johnstone, Christopher J.; Chapman, David W. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2009
This article reports on a study that investigated the extent to which central ministry policy initiatives result in large-scale educational change in developing countries. Specifically, Lesotho's policy of inclusive special education was examined as a case study. The study employed a multi-method approach to yield a large data-set. Results…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, Teacher Competencies, Disabilities, Educational Change
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Sykes, Stewart – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1989
This article discusses progress in the integration of the Victoria, Australia, school system following a 1984 ministerial review. Fundamental principles behind the effort such as school-based services and noncategorization of disabilities are reviewed along with resultant policies, structures, and services. Barriers to mainstreaming are identified…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Grouping (Instructional Purposes)
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Center, Yola; Ward, James – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1989
School psychologists (N=261) in New South Wales, Australia, were surveyed regarding their attitudes toward mainstreaming and asked to identify resources required to meet the needs of disabled students in regular classrooms. Subjects generally saw their role as consultative rather than interventionist and attached little importance to knowledge of…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Counselor Attitudes, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education