Total Rehabilitation Research
Online ISSN : 2189-4957
Print ISSN : 2188-1855
ISSN-L : 2188-1855
Current Situation and Priority Issues of Inclusive Education System in Okinawa
: Evaluation and Analysis Using the IEAT(Inclusive Education Assessment Tool)
Natsuki YANOSakurako YONEMIZU
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2016 Volume 3 Pages 70-83


The purpose of this study was to clarify the current situation and priority issues of inclusive education system in Okinawa. Therefore, this study was performed using Inclusive Education Assessment Tool (IEAT) (Han et al., 2015) that has been developed for the promotion of inclusive education system in Japan. The subject was a special education coordinator plays an important role in the inclusive education system. The result showed that“guaranty the rights” was particularly promoted as current situation, and, “improvement of learning environment” was raised as priority issues. These results were suggested for efforts for the future of inclusive education system construction. Futhermore, it has become cleared that the different results obtained after surveying compared to the previous study of the Board of Education. As future research, based on the results of this study can be performed, such as specific questions or free description of each item of IEAT, or not made possible a more accurate current situation.

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