Managing teacher’s inclusive culture development

Keywords: inclusive culture, teacher, qualimetry, development, assessment, level, factor-criterion model.

Abstract

The article is devoted to the phenomena of teacher’s inclusive culture, its development and managing this process. In philosophical, psychological and pedagogical literature the teacher’s inclusive culture is considered as a part of general educational culture and is characterized by broad understanding of philosophical and methodological foundations of inclusion, teacher’s deep acceptance and desire to implement inclusive values, creative approach to professional activities and professional self-improvement at a personal level. The purpose of the study was theoretically substantiate a tool that will diagnose the level of teacher’s inclusive culture, help to identify problems of teacher’s inclusive culture development and to work out technology to manage this process. The development of inclusive culture includes the following aspects: 1) school culture;                               2) relationships with families; 3) staff training and support; 4) gaining access to specialized support services; 5) students’ support and involvement. The algorithm of activity on technology of managing teacher’s inclusive culture development is presented. Results. Since, in practice of managing a general secondary education institution, there is no tool for measuring and assessing the level of teacher’s inclusive culture development, we have made an attempt to work it out. The international significance and importance of our article is that criteria for assessing the level of teacher’s inclusive culture development were clarified and defined. Based on qualimetric approach a factor-criterion model for diagnosing the level of teacher’s inclusive culture and help the head of educational institution to identify problems and work out technology of managing teacher’s inclusive culture development was presented.

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Author Biographies

Yuriy Boychuk, H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Doctor of Pedagogy, Professor, Professor of Human Health, Rehabilitology and Special Psychology Department, Rector of H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Olena Kazachiner, H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Doctor of Pedagogy, Associate Professor of Human Health, Rehabilitology and Special Psychology Department, H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Talina Khliebnikova, H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

PhD of Pedagogy, Docent, Associate Professor of Scientific Basis of Management Department, H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

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Published
2021-09-29
How to Cite
Boychuk, Y., Kazachiner, O., & Khliebnikova, T. (2021). Managing teacher’s inclusive culture development. Amazonia Investiga, 10(44), 207-219. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2021.44.08.20
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