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World Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities. 2019, 5(2), 101-110
DOI: 10.12691/wjssh-5-2-6
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Examination of Teachers’ Strategies for Enhancing the Participation of Pupils with Disabilities in Selected Pilot Inclusive Schools in South Tongu District

Ambrose Agbetorwoka1, Micheal Yawo Tsyawo1, Christopher Yao Dewodo2, and Felix Selorm Korbla Dali3

1Akatsi College of Education, Akatsi, Volta Region, Ghana

2St. Francis College of Education, Hohoe, Volta Region, Ghana

3Ola College of Education Cape Coast, Central Region Ghana

Pub. Date: July 28, 2019

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Ambrose Agbetorwoka, Micheal Yawo Tsyawo, Christopher Yao Dewodo and Felix Selorm Korbla Dali. Examination of Teachers’ Strategies for Enhancing the Participation of Pupils with Disabilities in Selected Pilot Inclusive Schools in South Tongu District. World Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities. 2019; 5(2):101-110. doi: 10.12691/wjssh-5-2-6


The purpose of this study was to examine teachers’ strategies for enhancing the participation of pupils with disabilities in selected inclusive basic schools in the South Tongu District. The design employed was descriptive survey. Purposive sampling technique was used to select ten Head teachers, while simple random sampling technique was used to select one-hundred and forty teachers from ten selected pilot inclusive schools. Questionnaire was used to gather data. Data from the questionnaire were analyzed using frequencies and percentages. Analyses of the data revealed that majority of pupils have mild and moderate disabilities for instance reading and calculation difficulties. Learners had difficulty coping with academic work. It was also realized that high percentage of teachers did not use the appropriate methodology in teaching pupils with mild and moderate disabilities in the pilot inclusive schools. It was recommended that, teachers should use the appropriate pedagogy in teaching pupils with disabilities, teachers must offer one-on-one instruction to pupils and the District Education Office must employ more sign language instructors and Braille readers to help the hearing and visually impaired pupils during teaching and learning.

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