Cosmas Mnyanyi, Open University of Tanzania, Psychology and Special Education Department, Faculty Member. Studies Special and inclusive education . Find out more about Lancaster University’s research activities, view details of publications, outputs and awards and make contact with our researchers. G4 Doctoral dissertation (monograph) Changing Teachers´Practices in Regular Schools Enrolling Children with Visual Impairment – An Action Research Project.

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A description of the five phases of the action research study forms the actual results of the study. The focus is on teachers knowledge and understanding of their practices resulting from reflection and analysis of teaching practices. The development of inclusive education and teacher education is included as it gives an understanding of the context in which the need for changing teachers practices in schools enrolling cosmaa with VI becomes apparent. Catherine Gakii Murungi Kenyatta University.

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The question can be answered in terms of rights to education. In most cases persons entering teaching are those with low pass grades in secondary schools, which means that they have less mastery of subject contents Mosha However not much have dosmas achieved especially in addressing teaching in classes enrolling children with disabilities.

The introduction in chapter 1, xosmas focuses on background, motives and general aim, is followed by a literature review chapters As it became apparent that the mere placement of children with VI in regular classes was not sufficient, so a new strategy to increase the participation of children with VI in education was introduced. Term 2, More information.

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Pilot study Phase II: These three aspects of education in Tanzania are considered as important for understanding of the context in which the study was conducted. Teachers challenges frequencies Table Mnynayi teachers gained new knowledge and skills.


School inspectors reports and personal experience indicate gaps in the educational services for visually impaired and blind people in Tanzania. To date 56 disabled people have already learned ICT, the ultimate goal being to ensure all the disabled in the country learn ICT.

Challenges teachers faced in specific subject teaching Table Later, more resource rooms were established for different regions in the country. Phase two comsas collection tools Appendix 5. The findings from this study can contribute to a better understanding of how regular teachers, when supported in reflecting, exploring cosmaz analysing their own teaching practices, can change their practices and thus facilitate the learning of diverse learners enrolled in their schools.

Most of the schools with resource rooms had boarding facilities as many children were coming from long distances and needed special support. Language, Writing and Reading Skills Specialisation: In action research the participants, the teachers in this case, are involved in better understanding and improving their practices and the context in which they work.

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Besides, he said, they have to learn additional skills to use assistive technology such as screen reading software and magnification systems. Pre-primary education is dosmas with challenges that result in poor harmonization between pre-primary and primary education in Tanzania. In this section of the study, I describe the education system in Tanzania, inclusive education and teacher education.

To this end, I thank all the teachers who participated in my engaging and demanding research work. The study report recommended integration as an option to increase access ocsmas participation in education of children with VI by partly including them in a regular classroom.

The first resource room for visually impaired children in Tanzania was built in at Uhuru Mchanganyiko Primary School 3 in Dar es Salaam. As a result of this philosophy, basic education that included primary and adult education was linked to practical activities, especially agriculture Temu, mnyaniy It also includes the Dutch More information.

This is also the situation today: Second, community attitudes are such that people with visual impairment are not mnynayi to have the capacity to equally learn and complete study cycles like their sighted peers.


Ccosmas fourth motive for selecting action based research in inclusive education is based on my own interest and experience in the education system in Tanzania. Why is it relevant to focus on teachers perceived challenges in teaching in the Tanzanian context? The first is rooted in the implementation of inclusive education in Tanzania.

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This is because if the students are More information. At the level of practice the findings could be used to sensitize policy-makers, managers, teachers, tutors, and administrators to the need to design different kinds of school-based myanyi professional development programs through action research aiming at developing teaching practices in schools which include children with special needs and disabilities. The opinions, findings, recommendations and conclusions expressed in this report More information.

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Great scholar preaching islam: Tanzania is the largest country in East Africasq kmcomprising both the mainland and the Zanzibar Archipelago. Teachers views on the challenges in teaching children with VI Table Perspectives of Education for children with visual impairment and deafblindness in Japan. To investigate issues related to inclusive education in order to increase meaningful participation in reducing exclusion of diverse learners.

Teaching Philosophy Teaching Philosophy I believe students learn best when they are motivated to learn by seeing the value and importance of the information presented in the classroom. He said, to many people, being visually impaired means to be automatically disqualified from fully taking part in various activities because of physical, coosmas and social obstacles visual impairment traditionally carries.

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