INCLUSIVE EDUCATION POLICIES IN SOME EU COUNTRIES AND THE BALKANS

  • Vedat Bajrami
Keywords: Children with special educational needs, inclusive education, European Union, Balkan

Abstract

In the last years of pedagogical practice, particular attention has been paid to the inclusion of children with special education needs, inclusive education is a subject and a requirement of all European institutions in the EU and the Council of Europe. This research represents a study of different concepts and implementation of inclusive education in Europe and Balkan. The paper is a result of a research of education systems, systems of legislation and evaluation of positive practice in the countries of the European Union and Balkan. The aim of the research, besides defining the most current definitions, is description of education systems of individual countries, practical review of inclusion of children with disabilities and children in multilingual environments, financial capabilities of implementation of inclusive process and prevalence of the groups of children engaged in the research. In this way, examples of good practices can be obtained in order to be applied and accommodated to the environment, to recognize the education system in a way that will show, at what level decisions are made regarding our decision-making and procedures for deciding on the inclusion (at the national level, the level of the local community, the autonomy of the school, etc.). The research sample consists of 6 countries from Europe and Balkan.

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Published
2018-05-21
How to Cite
Bajrami, V. (2018). INCLUSIVE EDUCATION POLICIES IN SOME EU COUNTRIES AND THE BALKANS. Knowledge International Journal, 23(1), 45 - 53. Retrieved from http://ikm.mk/ojs/index.php/KIJ/article/view/1480