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American Journal of Educational Research. 2014, 2(12B), 22-27
DOI: 10.12691/EDUCATION-2-12B-5
Research Article

Ukraine: Current Tendencies in Inclusion

Tamara Bondar1,

1Department of Higher Education Pedagogy and Educational Management, Bohdan Khmelnytsky Cherkasy National University, Cherkasy, Ukraine

Pub. Date: December 14, 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Ensuring the Quality of Higher Education)

Cite this paper

Tamara Bondar. Ukraine: Current Tendencies in Inclusion. American Journal of Educational Research. 2014; 2(12B):22-27. doi: 10.12691/EDUCATION-2-12B-5

Abstract

The article discusses the legislature in Ukraine that shaped the ‘inclusion’ trend to provide the disabled children and youth with equal access to education. The article focuses on secondary education system that helps understand the educational setting. It gives an overview of the terms referring to the special needs children. Areas of particular concern include the inclusion of the disabled youth in higher education that is currently lacking the concept. It examines the reasons that hinder ‘inclusion’ and measures to be taken to improve the situation.

Keywords

children with special needs, disabled, legislature, secondary and higher education

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