Investigating teachers' concerns and experiences in teaching children with special educational needs in Bhutan

Chhetri, Kishore Kumar (2015) Investigating teachers' concerns and experiences in teaching children with special educational needs in Bhutan. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This study investigated Bhutanese teachers' concerns and experiences in teaching children with Special Educational Needs in both inclusive and special schools. A mixed method design, combining quantitative and qualitative methods was used to answer the research questions. The aim of collecting quantitative data was to identify the key concerns. The aim of collecting qualitative data was to find out how teachers were experiencing including students with SEN in the classrooms. In doing so, three major issues were highlighted from this study: lack of classroom and human resources, lack of policy and lack of professional development for teachers.

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ID Code: 84747
Item Type: QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)
Supervisor: Carrington, Suzanne & Mergler, Amanda
Keywords: Inclusive education, Special educational needs, Mixed methods, Professional development, Bhutan
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 24 Jul 2015 04:33
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2015 05:30

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