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Quinn, Una; Wakefield, Peter – Support for Learning, 2009
The article focuses upon a small-scale research project undertaken in a Northern Ireland secondary school. Using a questionnaire, the article explores the views of a sample of young people from four European countries who are enrolled at the school, regarding the school's inclusive policy and associated practices. In recent years, Northern Ireland…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, School Culture, Foreign Countries, Migrants
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Winter, Eileen C. – Support for Learning, 2006
The policy of including pupils with special educational needs (SEN) in mainstream schools and classes is now firmly established in many jurisdictions worldwide. Successful implementation of such policy depends largely on teachers having the knowledge, skills and competencies necessary to make it work. This poses a considerable challenge for both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Inclusive Schools, Special Education
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Hunter, John; O'Connor, Una – Support for Learning, 2006
This article provides a context within which other contributions to this issue might be read. It examines the position of special educational needs (SEN) within the evolving continuum of education in Northern Ireland, specifically within the context of educational inclusion. It describes recent changes in educational policy and legislation which…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Special Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change