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The Effects of the Economic Crisis in the Implementation of Inclusive Education in Contemporary Greek Schools

Author Affiliations

  • 1Frederick University, Cyprus
  • 2Frederick University, Cyprus
  • 3Frederick University, Cyprus

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 5, Issue (9), Pages 24-28, September,14 (2016)

Abstract

In times of crisis and socio political turbulence it has been observed that the sector of education accepts important neglect. Modern societies focus more on economic profit and they invest in this, without seriously taking into consideration the humanitarian and real social needs. Due to rapid social changes, it has become more important than ever to promote access to education in Greece, which in fact, has already been delayed. Individuals with special educational needs as much as those individuals of a different cultural background have the need of education and social balance, as mentioned in the human rights atlas. Having reviewed the bibliography we have come to the conclusion that no sufficient research has been conducted in Greece on the effects of the economic crisis concerning access and inclusion into education, giving rise to this particular study.

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