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Inclusive education

Title: Emerging issues in inclusive education

Author: McCullough, Rebekah
Subject:  Educational planning|Oceania
 Children with disabilities|Education|Oceania
 Inclusive education
Volume: Directions: Journal of Educational Studies vol.29, no.1-2, 2007
Collation: 41 - 55;

Abstract: Chapter 13 of Pacific Education Series Book 6: Inclusive education in the Pacific, edited by Priscilla Puamau and Frances Pene. As critical friend of the regional workshop on inclusive education in the Pacific held in Fiji in 2007, the author takes a critical look at the workshop presentations and the discussions about inclusive education issues, such as the controversy about special versus inclusive education for children with disabilities. She then outlines her ideas regarding the way forward for inclusive education in the Pacific.

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Title: Advancing inclusive education in the Pacific

Author: Puamau, Priscilla Qolisaya
Subject:  Educational planning|Oceania
 PRIDE Project (Fiji)
 Inclusive education
Volume: Directions: Journal of Educational Studies vol.29, no.1-2, 2007
Collation: 17 - 31;

Abstract: Chapter 2 of Pacific Education Series Book 6: Inclusive education in the Pacific, edited by Priscilla Puamau and Frances Pene. In this chapter, the author provides an overview of inclusive education (IE) as it appears in the Forum Basic Education Plan (FBEAP), in the benchmarks of the Pacific Regional Initiatives for the Delivery of basic Education (PRIDE) and in education strategic plans. She also discusses some IE sub-projects supported by the PRIDE Project. This is followed by a description of the regional workshop on inclusive education held in Fiji in 2007.

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Title: Inclusive education a Pacific perspective

Author: Miller, Frederick
Subject:  Educational planning|Oceania
 Special education
 Inclusive education
Volume: Directions: Journal of Educational Studies vol.29, no.1-2, 2007
Collation: 32 - 40;

Abstract: Chapter 3 of Pacific Education Series Book 6: Inclusive education in the Pacific, edited by Priscilla Puamau and Frances Pene. The meaning and implications of inclusive education, current policies and practices, the arguments for segregation, the movement towards inclusion, the needs of children with disabilities and what is needed to make inclusion happen are some of the topics discussed in this chapter.

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Title: Outcomes document preamble

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Subject:  Education and state|Pacific Area
 Educational planning|Congresses|Oceania
 Inclusive education
Volume: Directions: Journal of Educational Studies vol.29, no.1-2, 2007
Collation: 56 - 63;

Abstract: Chapter 14 of Pacific Education Series Book 6: Inclusive education in the Pacific, edited by Priscilla Puamau and Frances Pene. Compiled by several of the participants at the regional workshop on inclusive education held in Fiji in 2007, this document was presented to the Forum Ministers of Education at their meeting in Auckland in November 2007. The document (Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, 2007:3-4) noted that key areas that needed to be addressed at the national level included policy, collaboration, research, budget/finances, implementation of policy and training as well as school level initiatives.

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Title: Weaving rainbows in oceania: multiculturalism in Pacific education

Author: Koya-Vaka'uta, Cresantia Frances
Subject:  Inclusive education
 Pacific Islanders|Education
 Multicultural education
Volume: Directions: Journal of Educational Studies vol.24, no.2, 2002
Collation: 24 - 39;

Abstract: The author explains why multicultural education is vital to enable children to see how diverse communities function through effective interaction. Such social learning will ultimately prepare them for the local, regional and global contexts they encounter. A modular approach to multicultural education is proposed to address issues of diversity through an inclusive education.

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