Teachers’ attitude to education is an essential pre-requisite for the success of education. A
teacher needs to be professionally qualified to perform his duty as a teacher. Professional
qualification shall ensure teachers’ competencies in pedagogy, subject matter, and
professional attitude. Inclusive education that assumes education of all types of students in
the same classroom. It therefore needs not only empathy for special children but
understanding their needs and organizing the school activities in such a manner that
facilitates development of all children. A teacher needs to understand the provision of
education of special children, enroll them, and teach them along with all other children. The
child shall take part in all educational activities in class and school. Teacher shall have to coordinate with parents, counsellors, administrators, and local community. The teacher has to
have positive attitude to carry out all such responsibilities competently. The present research
attempts to measure the teachers’ attitude towards inclusive education and find out as to how
educational qualifications and demographic factors have a bearing on teachers’ attitude
towards inclusive education. It was found that teachers have moderate attitude and
educational qualifications, training, and demographic factors does not have a bearing on
teachers’ attitude towards inclusive education.
Inclusive education, Special children, Teachers’ attitude, and Demographic variables.
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