ASSESSING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF INCLUSIVE EDUCATION; THE CASE OF ARBAMINCH COLLEGE OF TEACHERS EDUCATION

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Published: 2020-08-10

Page: 269-281


FASIL GIRMA *

Arbaminch College of Teachers Education, Ethiopia.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

The purpose of this research was assessing the implementation of inclusive education in Arbaminch college of teachers education with emphasis to the analysis of practice of inclusive education , challenges in implementing inclusive education and strong sides in the implementation of inclusive education, to this end, a descriptive survey design method was employed. Both primary and secondary sources of data were used. The primary source were principals, instructors and students of Arbaminch college of teachers education where as the secondary sources were different reports from unit and departments. A total of 66 respondents were participated in this study. Data collection tools were questionnaires, interview and focus group discussion. Based on the data analysis the following major findings were obtained. That study revealed that majority instructors did not get training on how to implement inclusive education and the college learning environment is not comfortable especially for students with disability and also there are beginning practice such as establishment of resource center, material support and construction of roads. To implement inclusive education in better way it is important to adapt the learning and material environment, facilitating training programs in teaching strategies and implementation of inclusive education should facilitated by the college community.

Keywords: Inclusive education, integration, implementation, challenges


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GIRMA, F. (2020). ASSESSING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF INCLUSIVE EDUCATION; THE CASE OF ARBAMINCH COLLEGE OF TEACHERS EDUCATION. Asian Journal of Advances in Research, 3(1), 269–281. Retrieved from https://mbimph.com/index.php/AJOAIR/article/view/1604

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