Inclusive education in Turkey
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CitationKutay, V . (2018). Inclusive education in Turkey . Studies in Educational Research and Development , 2 (2) , 144-162 . Retrieved from http://serd.artvin.edu.tr/tr/pub/issue/41911/484965
This paper aims at discussing the concept of inclusion in Turkish education system. In order to do that, firstly, special and inclusive education practices in the world was presented because the term of inclusion as an education issue might be considered as a new concept in Turkey comparing with developed countries such as the USA and the UK. The educational developments in the developed countries are closely followed in Turkey and have a big impact in restructuring the education system Therefore, it may be useful to look at what the approaches and practices were for more inclusive school settings around the world before starting to discuss the place of inclusive education in Turkish education system. Secondly, the history of special and inclusive education in Turkey was demonsrated in the light of special education laws and regulations. Lastly, the current special and inclusive education practices in Turkey were presented.