Experience of Interaction between Special (Correctional) and General Education in the Context of Inclusive Practices



The author analyzes the forms and conditions of education in Russia for children with disabilities and identifies the factors contributing to the changes occurring in education, including inclusive. The difficulties constraining the convergence of special (correctional) and general education are identified and the necessity of creating a model of interaction between special (correctional) and general education supporting the children with disabilities is justified. The professional competences of teachers that determine success of a specialist in the inclusive practice in special correctional educational institutions (SCEI) are formulated. The experience of the interaction of special (correctional) and general education in three Russian regions is presented: 1) the multilevel model of the interaction of education, health, social welfare systems on support for children with disabilities in Pskov region; 2) the creation of resource centers in special (correctional) educational establishments in the Kaliningrad area; 3) the inclusion of the regional centers on remote support and inclusive education in the SCEI structure of Chuvash Republic.

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Keywords: special education, integrated education, inclusive education, multilevel model of interaction, support for a child with disabilities

Journal rubric: Perspectives of Inclusive Education

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Kutepova E.N. Experience of Interaction between Special (Correctional) and General Education in the Context of Inclusive Practices. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie = Psychological Science and Education, 2011. Vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 103–112. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Elena N. Kutepova, PhD in Education, Associate Director Institute of Inclusive Education Problems, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5347-9583, e-mail: KutepovaEN@mgppu.ru



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