Educational reform in Japan towards inclusion: are we training teachers for success?

  title={Educational reform in Japan towards inclusion: are we training teachers for success?},
  author={Chris Forlin and Norimune Kawai and Satoshi Higuchi},
  journal={International Journal of Inclusive Education},
  pages={314 - 331}
Within a tradition of a dual regular and special education system in Japan, the Government is promoting education reform that encourages an inclusive approach to education. This research investigates whether teachers are being trained for successful inclusion in Japan by reviewing the perceptions of all pre-service teachers in one university regarding their readiness for becoming inclusive practitioners. A move towards an inclusive approach to education in Japan is being promoted through… 

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