Asia Pacific Education Review

, Volume 16, Issue 4, pp 653–662 | Cite as

Understanding teachers’ concerns about inclusive education

  • Monika Yadav
  • Ajay Das
  • Sushama Sharma
  • Ashwini Tiwari
Article

Abstract

This study examined the concerns of regular elementary school teachers in Gurgaon, India, in order to work with students with disabilities in inclusive education settings. A total of 175 teachers responded to a two-part questionnaire. Data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The data indicated that the teachers in Gurgaon, overall, were a little concerned about implementing inclusive education in their schools. Significant difference existed in teacher concerns whether they taught in government versus privately managed schools. Implications are discussed to address teacher concerns for inclusive education in India.

Keywords

Concerns Inclusion Teachers Disabilities India 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Monika Yadav
    • 1
  • Ajay Das
    • 2
  • Sushama Sharma
    • 1
  • Ashwini Tiwari
    • 3
  1. 1.Kurukshetra UniversityKurukshetraIndia
  2. 2.3239 Alexander Hall, College of Education and Human ServicesMurray State UniversityMurrayUSA
  3. 3.University of Texas Rio Grande ValleyEdinburgUSA

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