Dilemma in Inclusive Education

How Amre Challenged the Policy of Proportions of Students With and Without Disabilities in an Inclusive Education Center

  • Kamila Rollan Nazarbayev University


This case study highlights a teacher’s struggle to include a student with autism spectrum disorder into a classroom, where there is already a maximum number of students with special educational needs compliant to the principle of the natural proportions. This study provides a narrative of an ethical dilemma faced in the realization of the educational inclusion of a child with special needs. The case raises the following question: where is the line between adhering to the principles of the natural proportions and excluding a student? This qualitative narrative study facilitates a critical reflection of the dilemma in the inclusive educational leadership, when difficult decisions need to be made.


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