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Individual education plans in the Republic of Ireland: an emerging system

Rose, R., Shevlin, M., Winter, E., O'Raw, P. and Zhao, Y. (2012) Individual education plans in the Republic of Ireland: an emerging system. British Journal of Special Education. 39(3), pp. 110-116. 0952-3383.

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Abstract: The Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs Act in Ireland advocated the development of individual education plans (IEPs). However, this section of the Act has never been fully implemented and there is no obligation upon schools to develop IEPs. Research conducted across the country examined the extent to which IEPs have been developed and implemented in schools and attitudes towards their use. Interviews were conducted with teachers, parents, pupils and other professionals to gain data related to IEP development and implementation. The findings of the research suggest that schools are taking an initiative in developing IEPs, though there is inconsistency in their use and in perceptions of their usefulness
Additional Information: This paper reports an aspect of research conducted through Project IRIS (Inclusive Research in Irish Schools) funded by the National Council for Special Education, Ireland. PDF removed - publisher's version, cannot be used. Nick 13/5/16
Uncontrolled Keywords: Individual education plans, Republic of Ireland, Special Educational Needs, inclusive education
Subjects: L Education > LA History of education > LA410 Other regions or countries > LA669.61 Ireland
L Education > LC Special aspects of Education > LC65 Social aspects of education > LC71 Education and the state
L Education > LC Special aspects of Education > LC3950 Exceptional children and youth. Special education
Creators: Rose, Richard, Shevlin, Michael, Winter, Eileen, O'Raw, Paul and Zhao, Yu
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
Faculties, Divisions and Institutes: University Faculties, Divisions and Research Centres - OLD > Research Centre > Centre for Special Needs Education and Research
Date: September 2012
Date Type: Publication
Page Range: pp. 110-116
Journal or Publication Title: British Journal of Special Education
Volume: 39
Number: 3
Language: English
ISSN: 0952-3383
Status: Published / Disseminated
Refereed: Yes
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