Survey Of Preferred Delivery Methods For Training Related To Inclusive Education For Teacher In Vientiane Capital Lao P.D.R

Phoutthong Sysoumung, Issavara Sirirungruang, Warangkana Ratchatawan, Warin Krityakiarana


Investigation teachers‟ preferred delivery methods regarding inclusion of children with special needs in Vientiane capital Lao P.D.R. Teachers (n=152) from different levels of teaching (elementary school, junior-high school, high school and university) were included in this study. This survey was conducted by questionnaire, which developed from “Teacher Attitude towards Inclusive Education Questionnaire” by Evangeline Kern in 2006. The survey questionnaire was consisted of open-ended responses related to the type of training that should be the most benefit for them in effectively applying inclusive education. Participants responded on a seven points scale from 1 (most beneficial) to 7 (least beneficial). Ranking of preferred delivery methods for receiving training about inclusion were arranged and calculated. The study revealed that coursework at the college/university as the most beneficial for delivery method for them. District level in-service training and out of district training being were the following sequence, respectively. In addition, they also needed training regarding how to be accessible data toward inclusive education, how to applying and adapting equipment for teaching students with disabilities. Interesting enough, they preferred the consistence training twice per year to improve their performance in inclusive education teaching.

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