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Resourcing Inclusive Education Vol: 15

Janka Goldan
University of Bielefeld, Germany

Jennifer Lambrecht
University of Potsdam, Germany

Tim Loreman
Concordia University, Canada


Product Details
Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9781800434578
Published:
18 Jan 2021
Publisher:
Emerald Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
220 pages - 152 x 229mm
Series:
International Perspectives on Inclusive Education
While resource provision is widely recognized as an essential element of successful inclusive education, this is the first time an entire book has been dedicated to the topic. In this volume leading experts address international perspectives on funding models, the role of resources, and the development of professionals for the implementation of effective inclusive education.  

Split into two parts, the first section of the book addresses funding challenges that have emerged following the implementation of an inclusive school system. The authors present a broad range of international perspectives on different funding models and collate evidence from a variety of countries. They also unearth a variety of perceptions regarding resourcing for successful implementation of inclusive education. In the second part of the book, the authors focus on international perspectives of teacher training and professional development for inclusive education, ranging from early childhood education to post-secondary teacher training. 

Providing critical information and empirical studies, valuable to all of those engaged in the endeavour of providing adequate resources to support inclusive education, this volume is of interest to education policy makers, school and system leaders, and economists.
Chapter 1. Introduction; Janka Goldan, Jennifer Lambrecht and Tim Loreman
Chapter 2. A winning formula: Funding inclusive education in Ireland; Joanne Banks
Chapter 3. Quality early child education mitigates against Special Educational Needs in children; Gabrielle D. Young, David Philpott, Sharon C. Penney, Kimberly Maich and Emily Butler
Chapter 4. What's in the budget? A look at funding for inclusive initiatives in ESSA and IDEA; Nicholas Catania, Danielle Lane, Sarah Semon, Sharlene Smith and Phyllis Jones
Chapter 5. Global trends in the funding of inclusive education: A narrative review; Umesh Sharma and Samantha Vlcek
Chapter 6. Resources for inclusive education in Austria: An insight into the perception of teachers; Marie Gitschthaler, Julia Kast, Rupert Corazza and Susanne Schwab
Chapter 7. A matter of resources? Students' academic self-concept, social inclusion and school-wellbeing in inclusive education; Janka Goldan, Lisa Hoffmann and Susanne Schwab
Chapter 8. Transitioning from segregation to inclusion: An effective and sustainable model to promote inclusion, through internal staffing adjustments, and role redefinition; Sheila Bennett, Tiffany Gallagher, Monique Somma, Rebecca White and Kathy Wlodarczky
Chapter 9. Soka education philosophy as a foundation for teacher preparation in creating inclusive education; Joseph Seyram Agbenyega, Kiiko Ikegami and Corine Rivalland
Chapter 10. Teacher training for inclusive education in Germany: status quo and curricular implementation; Saskia Opalinski and Claudia Schmaltz
Chapter 11. Enhancing teacher education by utilising a revised PGDE curriculum as a fundamental resource for inclusive practices in Macao; Elisa Monteiro and Chris Forlin
Janka Goldan is a researcher at the Faculty of Educational Science, University of Bielefeld, Germany. Her research focuses on inclusive education, including funding and resourcing of special needs education. 

Jennifer Lambrecht is a researcher at the Faculty of Educational Science, University of Potsdam, Germany. Her research focuses on inclusive education, educational inequalities and the role of institutional learning environments 

Tim Loreman is President and Vice-Chancellor, and Professor of Education, at Concordia University of Edmonton, Canada. His active research interests include inclusive education, teacher education, and pedagogy.

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