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Equity in Education
Students with Disabilities, Learning Difficulties and Disadvantages
OECD. Published by : OECD Publishing , Publication date:  10 Jun 2004
Pages: 168 , Language: English
Version: Print (Paperback) + PDF
ISBN: 9789264103689 , OECD Code: 962004051P1
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Imprint:  Centre for Educational Research and Innovation Charts: 116 

Description

This book outlines practices in OECD countries to promote equity in education, that is, to address the needs of students with disabilities, learning difficulties and social disadvantages. It includes a comprehensive set of statistics on the different categories of students and indicators of equity. The analysis is based on both quantitative and qualitative data provided by 28 OECD countries and a number of provinces.


Table of contents:

Executive Summary
Chaper 1. Introduction
-Background
-From Special Educational Needs to Disabilities, Difficulties, Disadvantages, Curriculum Access, and Equity
-The Resources-Based Definition
-Operational Definitions of Cross-National Categories
-The Electronic Questionnaire
-The Nature and Soruces of the Database for this Monograph
-Data Limitations
-Symbols for Missing Data
-OECD Member Country Codes
Chapter 2. Development of the Data Collection Instrument
-Background
-Meeting of National Representatives
-Linkage to UOE Data Collection Exercise
-Operational Definition of Special Educucational Needs
-Educational Indicators
-Initial Data to be Gathered
-Scope and Country Involvement of the Pilot Visits
-The Pilot Visits
-Second Meeting of National Representatives
-Field Testing of the Instrument
Chapter 3. Qualitative Data Analysis
-Background
-Laws
-How are Planning Decisions Made ot Ensure that Students with Special Educational Needs Receive Appropriate Additional Resources?
-Facilitators and Barriers of Equity and Inclusive Education
-Definition of Special Education for Gathering Statistics
-Use of Categories
-Cross-National Classification
-Concluding Comments
Chapter 4. Comparative Analysis of Quantitative Data Based on Categories of Disabilities, Learning Difficulties, and Disadvantages
-Background
-Methodology
-Data on Individual Categories
-Description by Category
-Conclusions
-Special Notes
Chapter 5. Analysis of the Quantitative Data for Cross-National Categories A, B, and C
-Background
-Availability of Data
-Quantitative Data on Cross-National Category A (Disabilities)
-Quantitative Data on Cross-National Category B (Difficulties)
-Quantitative Data on Cross-National Category C (Disadvantages)
-Overall Comparisons across the Phases of Education for the Three Cross-National Categories
Chapter 6. Additional Analyses of the Quantitative Data
-Introduction
-Special Schools
-Special Classes
-Regular Classes
-Student/Staff Ratios
-Relative Numbers of Male and Female Students Receiving Additional Resources for Disabilities, Difficulties, or Disadvantages
-Age Distribution of Students Receiving Additional Resources for Disabilities, Difficulties, or Disadvantages
-Distribution of Students by Age
-Students Not Registered within the Education System
-Final Comments
Chapter 7. Further Discussion of Significant Issues
-Issues Arising from the Analyses of the Cross-National Category A, B, and C. Data
-Cross-National Category A - Disabilities
-Cross-National Category B - Difficulties
-Cross-National Category C - Disadvantages
-Gender
-Implications of the Results of the Second Data Collection Exercise for Future Developments
-Final Comments
References
Annex 1. Allocation of Categories of Students with Disabilities, Difficulties, and Disadvantages Included in the Resources Definition to Cross-National Categories A, B. and C
Annex 2. Distribution of Individual National Categories into 22 General Categories Used to Describe Students with Disabilities, Difficulties, and Disadvantages
Annex 3. Data Availability Table
Annex 4. Compulsory School Education
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