Event Title

Internal Stakeholders’ Knowledge and Attitude towards Inclusive Education

Session

Education and Development

Description

This study aimed to determine the extent of knowledge and the level of attitude of the internal stakeholders towards inclusive education. The respondents of this study consisted of 5 school heads, 130 teachers, and 150 randomly selected students in the secondary schools in the district of Hinoba-an, Division of Negros Occidental. The researcher utilized the descriptive-correlational method of research. She also used a validated researcher-made questionnaire for measuring knowledge and attitude of the internal stakeholders. The statistical tools used in this study were weighted mean and Spearman Rank Correlation Coefficient. The study revealed that the internal stakeholders have very high extent of knowledge towards inclusive education. The school heads and teachers have positive level of attitude while the students have a very positive level of attitude towards inclusive education in terms of their beliefs and feelings. In terms of actions, the level of attitude of the school heads and students is very positive while the teachers have a positive level of attitude. In addition, there is a strong relationship between the internal stakeholders’ extent of knowledge and their level of attitude towards inclusive education. Likewise, there is a strong relationship between the school heads’ educational attainment and their (a) extent of knowledge and (b) level of attitude towards inclusive education

Keywords:

inclusive education, internal stakeholders, knowledge, attitudes

ISBN

978-9951-550-47-5

Location

UBT Kampus, Lipjan

Start Date

30-10-2021 12:00 AM

End Date

30-10-2021 12:00 AM

DOI

10.33107/ubt-ic.2021.441

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Internal Stakeholders’ Knowledge and Attitude towards Inclusive Education

UBT Kampus, Lipjan

This study aimed to determine the extent of knowledge and the level of attitude of the internal stakeholders towards inclusive education. The respondents of this study consisted of 5 school heads, 130 teachers, and 150 randomly selected students in the secondary schools in the district of Hinoba-an, Division of Negros Occidental. The researcher utilized the descriptive-correlational method of research. She also used a validated researcher-made questionnaire for measuring knowledge and attitude of the internal stakeholders. The statistical tools used in this study were weighted mean and Spearman Rank Correlation Coefficient. The study revealed that the internal stakeholders have very high extent of knowledge towards inclusive education. The school heads and teachers have positive level of attitude while the students have a very positive level of attitude towards inclusive education in terms of their beliefs and feelings. In terms of actions, the level of attitude of the school heads and students is very positive while the teachers have a positive level of attitude. In addition, there is a strong relationship between the internal stakeholders’ extent of knowledge and their level of attitude towards inclusive education. Likewise, there is a strong relationship between the school heads’ educational attainment and their (a) extent of knowledge and (b) level of attitude towards inclusive education