Higher Education in Persons with Disabilities: Statistical Analysis



The paper presents statistical research data on teaching/learning in individuals with disabilities enrolled in higher education programmes. The analysis is based on the information drawn from a statistical form VPO-1 “Information on educational organization offering bachelor’s, master’s and specialist programmes in higher education”. The following indicators were analysed: the dynamics of the number of students with disabilities studying at universities; distribution of students according to the level of higher education and the type of their disability; distribution of students according to the chosen profession; and the data collected in the Russian regions. The paper concludes that even though the available statistical data do not allow for a full complex exploration into the subject of higher education in students with disabilities, the scope of the accessible information is reasonably wide.

General Information

Keywords: students, special needs, disability

Journal rubric: Monitorings

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/pse.2017220117

For citation: Arzhanykh E.V. Higher Education in Persons with Disabilities: Statistical Analysis. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie = Psychological Science and Education, 2017. Vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 150–160. DOI: 10.17759/pse.2017220117. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Elena V. Arzhanykh, Head of the Department of Planning and Support of Scientific Projects and Events, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: arzhanyhev@mgppu.ru



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