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Проучване отношението на общообразователните учители спрямо приобщаващото образование
Survey on the Attitude of General Education Teachers towards the Inclusive Education

Author(s): Aleksandar Krastev
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Education, Higher Education , Inclusive Education / Inclusion
Published by: Великотърновски университет „Св. св. Кирил и Методий”
Keywords: inclusive education; inclusion; methodological support; a comprehensive school approach

Summary/Abstract: The report addresses some of the problems associated with attitudes towards inclusive education among mainstream teachers. The role of the general education teacher in the process of inclusion is analyzed. Knowledge of the inclusive education standard and its application in practice. The research raises several global questions: What are the attitudes of general education teachers towards inclusive education and its application in practice?; To what extent do general education teachers feel prepared and motivated to work in an inclusive educational environment? Does inclusive education support the whole school approach to implementing the process of inclusion in mainstream education? The survey revealed a positive attitude towards inclusive education among teachers. The large percentage of them still do not feel well prepared. The need for methodological support remains crucial. The willingness of teachers to implement the whole school approach and co-teaching as tools to improve the inclusive educational environment is interesting. The survey answered that pre-service training has a close relationship with the attitudes and attitudes of general education teachers in the inclusion process.

  • Issue Year: 28/2020
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 235-244
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: Bulgarian