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Developing Inclusive Education Policies and Practices in Turkey: A Study of the Roles of UNESCO and Local Educators

Abstract According to UNESCO's 2010 survey results of 58 member countries, 34 of the countries had less than 1 percent of children enrolled in special education programs. Ten of these countries provided special education provision for less than .01 percent of children. However, the demand to educate students with disabilities in inclusive educational settings continues to grow. Thus, there are many national initiatives aimed at finding ways of creating forms of inclusive educational settings that can respond to children with special needs. In this study, the purpose was to better understand the processes of local adaptation and modification of UNESCO's inclusive education policies, the possible resistances to global forces in inclusive educa... (more)
Created Date 2010
Contributor Ciyer, Aysegul (Author) / Swadener, Beth B (Advisor) / Artiles, Alfredo (Committee member) / Tobin, Joseph (Committee member) / Mathur, Sarup (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Special Education / Education Policy / Early Childhood Education / globalism / inclusive / Turkey / UNESCO
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 258 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction 2010
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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