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Tasks to Develop the Inclusive Education Model for Remote Islands in Okinawa, Japan -Centering on the Analysis of the Characteristics of Remote Islands and the Results of Inclusive Education Assessment Tool (IEAT)-

일본 오키나와 낙도형 통합교육 모델 개발을 위한 발전과제 -낙도의 특수교육 특징과 IEAT평가 결과의 비교분석을 중심으로-

  • 김언지 (한신플러스케어 상담센터)
  • Received : 2016.06.21
  • Accepted : 2016.07.04
  • Published : 2016.10.28

Abstract

This study aimed to suggest the tasks to develop the Inclusive Education Model for Remote Islands by analyzing the characteristics of special needs education in remote islands of Okinawa, Japan and the current states of the implementation of special needs education in them. For these purposes, the survey using the Inclusive Education Assessment Tool (hereafter IEAT) was conducted to evaluate the special needs education system of remote islands of Okinawa and its results were analyzed through t-test. Finally, the tasks to develop the inclusive education model for remote islands by comparing and analyzing the results of this study with the tasks that were proposed in the Outcome Report on the Project to Build Inclusive Education System Model(2016) were suggested as follows: first, the expertise of special needs education should be guaranteed; second, the network among various professionals and organizations needs to be established; third, the awareness of disabilities needs to be promoted; fourth, the independence of students with disabilities needs to be improved; and finally equal opportunity should be guaranteed.

Keywords

Special Needs Education in Remote Islands;Inclusive Education in Remote Islands;Inclusive Education Model for Remote Islands;Special Needs Education Assessment

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