REPORT ON INCLUSIVE EDUCATION IN CHINA: Results of needs analysis on inclusive education

José María Sanahuja Gavaldà, Qinyi Tan, Isabel Madureira, Andrea Abbas, Edurne Garcia

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This report is a summary that shows the results of a needs analysis regarding inclusive education in China. This underpins the INCLUTE project (Erasmus+ 561600-EPP-1-2015-1-CN-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP Promoting inclusive education through curriculum development and teacher education in China/ INCLUTE)

Inclusive education has been analysed in four Chinese regions: Chongqing, Sichuan, Guanxi and Tibet. Teachers in primary schools, NGOs and government have given their opinions regarding the current situation of inclusive education.
The aim of the INCLUTE project is to promote inclusive education through teacher
training in primary schools in China. The specific objectives are:
•To know the development of inclusive practices in the social and educational contexts of China the project is working in.
•To strengthen the ability of Chinese univerities to develop teacher’s competence/skills relating to inclusive education
•To design and develop a continuous training curriculum on inclusion for primary school teachers and other educational professionals.
•To create an inclusive education international network.

Four Chinese universities (Southwest University, Sichuan Normal University, Guangxi Normal University and Tibet University for Nationalities) and four European universities (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Trinity College in Dublin, Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa and University of Bath) compose the Consortium that is working to improve the quality of higher education through four Masters Course on inclusive education, which will be developed from the work of the project for the first time in China.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherReport to EU
Commissioning bodyEuropean Commission
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018


  • China
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