Inclusive Education in Canada and Germany

Hinz, Andreas
December 2005
Education Canada;Winter2005/2006, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p22
The article focuses on the areas of comparison in inclusive education in Canada and Germany. The areas of comparison includes the system-wide structural differences, inclusive structures, inclusive processes and performance standards and common problems and challenges. All normal children in Canada attend the same elementary and secondary schools, regardless of ability level or post-graduation expectations. Federal States in Germany has its own curricula, differentiated in general education.


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