Vol. 2, Issue 11 (2016)
Attitude of heads of schools and regular teachers towards inclusive education programme for children with hearing impairment at secondary level in coastal area of Andhra Pradesh
Author(s): P Ramakrishna, K Rajeswari
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to understand the attitude of heads of schools and regular teachers towards inclusive education programme for children with hearing impairment at secondary level. The sample was included of 50 heads of schools and 100 regular teachers consisting male and female from rural and urban areas. The study was a survey method and the sample were selected purposively. The participants were assessed by 1) Attitude scale on Inclusive Education programme for Heads of Schools and 2) Attitude scale on Inclusive Education programme for Regular teachers. Percentage analysis and Independent t-test were applied for analyzing the data. The average of percentage of favorable and unfavorable Attitude showed that in all dimensions (sex, locality and experience) favorable attitude is more than that of unfavorable attitude. The Heads of schools and Regular teachers in the Secondary schools have different levels of Attitude (i.e., favorable and unfavorable) towards Inclusive Education Programme for Children with Hearing Impairment.