Case Study of Inclusive Education Programme: Basis for Proactive and Life Skills Inclusive Education

0*, Sonia Janice Pilao**
* Founder of Psychreg, London, United Kingdom.
** Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Centro Escolar University, Philippines
Periodicity:December - February'2018
DOI : https://doi.org/10.26634/jsch.13.3.13952

Abstract

It is widely accepted that inclusion is the educational expression of normalisation, whereby the child is provided with all possible opportunities which are similarly given to his mainstream counterparts. The current work examines the features and services of the inclusive education programme of New Era University, a higher education institution in the Philippines. This descriptive-evaluative study utilised data-gathering methodologies, which include observation, interview, survey, and documentary analysis. This case study can serve as a prototype of inclusive education as it is anchored on the ecological systems theory, which proposes that the different aspects of the environment influence the development of the child, more so, those with special educational needs. Implications are offered for policy and future research.

Keywords

Inclusive Education, Life Skills, Mainstream Education, School Psychology, Special Educational Needs

How to Cite this Article?

Relojo, D., and Pilao, S.J. (2018). Case Study of Inclusive Education Programme: Basis For Proactive and Life Skills Inclusive Education. i-manager’s Journal on School Educational Technology, 13(3), 19-26. https://doi.org/10.26634/jsch.13.3.13952

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