Reform, Inclusion and Teacher Education: Towards a New Era of Special and Inclusive Education in the Asia-Pacific Region / Edition 1
ISBN-10:
041546448X
ISBN-13:
9780415464482
Pub. Date:
10/03/2008
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Reform, Inclusion and Teacher Education: Towards a New Era of Special and Inclusive Education in the Asia-Pacific Region / Edition 1

Reform, Inclusion and Teacher Education: Towards a New Era of Special and Inclusive Education in the Asia-Pacific Region / Edition 1

by Christine Forlin, Ming-Gon John Lian

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ISBN-13: 9780415464482
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/03/2008
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Chris Forlin is Head of Special Education in the Department of Educational Psychology Counselling & Learning at the Hong Kong Institute of Education.

Ming-Gon John Lian is the Director of the Centre for Advancement in Special Education (CASE) at The University of Hong Kong.

Table of Contents

Introduction Section 1: Education Reform in Asia 1. Contemporary trends and issues in education reform for special and inclusive education in the Asia–Pacific region - Chris Forlin and Ming-Gon John Lian 2. Education reforms in special education - Wu-Tien Wu, Yong-Wood Kim and Adrian Ashman 3. Collaboration in the era of inclusion - Anuradha Naidu 4. Meeting new challenges of special education in China - Jiacheng Xu Section 2: Preparing teachers to work in inclusive classrooms 5. Education reform for inclusion in the Asia–Pacific region: What about teacher education? - Chris Forlin 6. Preparing early childhood teachers to work with young children with disabilities - Hsin-Yi Wang 7. Training of special needs officers in Singapore to support inclusion - Kaili Chen and Kenneth Poon 8. Teachers’ attitudes, perceptions and concerns about inclusive education in the Asia–Pacific region - Chris Forlin, Mei-Lan Au and Stella Chong Section 3: Effective special and inclusive practices 9. The challenge of raising student levels of achievement in an inclusive national curriculum - Keith Humphreys 10. Promoting inclusion in the primary classroom - Richard Rose 11. The inclusive secondary school teacher - Michelle Pearce 12. The changing roles and responsibilities of school principals relative to inclusive education - Umesh Sharma and Ishwar Desai 13. General classroom strategies to enhance the inclusion of students with learning difficulties - Bruce Knight, Lorraine Graham and Anne Bellert 14. Including children with autism in the culture of play with typical peers - Pamela Wolfberg 15. Including students with attention–deficit hyperactivity disorder and autistic spectrum disorders - Neil Humphreys 16. Transition for students with disabilities - Gilson, Christie and Ming-Gon John Lian 17. Inclusive education as a catalyst for special educational reform in the Asia–Pacific region - Tim Loreman

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