publication . Article . 2016

Teacher Educators’ Views on Inclusive Education and Teacher Preparation in Ghana

Nketsia, William; Saloviita, Timo; Gyimah, Emmanuel Kofi;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Whole Schooling Consortium
  • Country: Finland
The crucial role of initial teacher education programmes and teacher educators in preparing effective inclusive practitioners has been universally acknowledged. This study explored the attitudes of 125 teacher educators from four colleges of education towards inclusive education, their views and concerns about teacher preparation and the implementation of inclusive education in Ghana. The study found positive attitudes and considerable support for inclusive education. However, the majority of teacher educators were of the view that Ghana was inadequately prepared for the implementation of inclusive education. Their reasons and concerns were generally found to in...
free text keywords: teacher educators, initial teacher preparation, inclusive education, Ghana
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