Journal article

Understanding of inclusive education practices among parents in Ghana

Michael Amponteng, Maxwell Peprah Opoku, Elvis Agyei-Okyere, Sally Adwoa Afriyie, Richard Tawiah

The Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs | Wiley | Published : 2019

Abstract

The significant contribution of parents towards education of children has been well explored in the literature. In effort towards practicing inclusive education, parents have been urged to work closely with teachers in order to sustain inclusive practices. In Ghana, the Inclusive Education Policy document has reiterated the need for diverse stakeholders, including parents, to be involved in implementation of inclusive education. However, not much has been done to assess the perceptions of parents regarding inclusive education practices in schools. We adapted Parent Attitude Towards Inclusive Education survey questionnaire to examine attitude, knowledge and social norm influencing inclusive p..

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