TEACHER’S PERSPECTIVES ON CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES IN INCLUSIVE SCHOOLS: A CASE STUDY
Keywords:Inclusive education, Children with disabilities, Teachers concern about inclusive education
We live in 21st century where we still focus on inclusive education except this we should have to focus on quality education. Inclusive education means to include, Educate, to provide equal opportunity to each and every individual in the schools. The aim of the study is to explore the perceptions among teachers regarding inclusive education. For the achievement of this goal the researcher selected five teachers and one special educator from a Formal Primary School of one district in Himachal Pradesh. Observation and Structured Interview methods were used as the data collection tools. The findings revealed that teachers are not aware about the notion of inclusive education, they have lack knowledge regarding problems of children with disabilities, lack in the pre services and in services regarding these students. The Implications of the study imply that it would be helpful for the regular teachers and special educators because when the teacher can understand the different needs of the special needed students then it is easy to provide learning outcomes at the higher level.
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