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Lambe, Jackie – International Journal of Special Education, 2007
With the passing of the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Act into law alongside the move away from academic selection for post-primary pupils by 2008 and a far reaching review of the curriculum, education in Northern Ireland is about to face its most radical change in fifty years. Issues relating to Inclusive Education are now pressing…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Student Teachers, Educational Needs, Inclusive Schools
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Miles, M. – International Journal of Special Education, 1989
The paper reviews a decade's efforts to influence Pakistan's disability policies towards greater involvement of existing community resources, rather than heavy government investment in institutional development. Differences between progressive Western views and pragmatic Third World planners are described. An information systems approach is…
Descriptors: Community Role, Developing Nations, Disabilities, Educational Philosophy
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Henderson, Robert A. – International Journal of Special Education, 1989
The paper analyzes the legal, fiscal, and organizational differences and similarities in special educational services in the United States, Australia, and New Zealand. Noted are the decreased role of the courts in Australia and New Zealand and provision of all education funding by the state in Australia and New Zealand. (DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Finance