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Teachers' Attitude Towards Inclusive Education

Volume: 116  ,  Issue: 1 , January    Published Date: 06 January 2023
Publisher Name: IJRP
Views: 70  ,  Download: 29 , Pages: 134 - 150    
DOI: 10.47119/IJRP1001161120234412

Authors

# Author Name
1 Jeraldine Beltran, LPT
2 Wenefredo E. Cagape 
3 Earl Kristine M. Facun, LPT
4 Charmainne Gizelle B. Fariolen, LPT
5 Jenny Pearl A. Pan, LPT 
6 Ruel C. Ompad, LPT

Abstract

This quantitative study employed specifically descriptive research design to address the issues pertaining to the teachers perception on training, administrative support, peer support, collaboration, and student variables as they relate to inclusion using the adopted questionnaire, Teacher Attitude Towards Inclusive Education Questionnaire of Kern (2020) for teachers. There were 20 teachers as respondents currently teaching in Sped Center in North and South Cotabato. The findings of this study conclude that teachers attitude towards inclusive education is resulted that teachers are agree, the gender, the pre-service teachers display a welcoming and positive attitude towards IEP. Moreover, their awareness and knowledge towards inclusion shed new opportunity that IEP is being prioritized and advocated by the school colleagues and administrators thus it can be inferred that it is successfully implemented in the inclusive environment. The researcher recommendation can help teachers strategies on teaching inclusive education in which they should plan, engage, and formulate a good collaboration to create peer support, take trainings opportunity and organizing workshops for them to enhance their skill and knowledge with a student with a special need.

Keywords

  • Inclusive education
  • Individual Education Plan
  • Attitude