A culture of inclusion? Special Education in Britain and Cuba

Speed, Ruby Alice (2023) A culture of inclusion? Special Education in Britain and Cuba. MRes thesis, University of Nottingham.

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This dissertation uses a multidisciplinary analysis to examine the historical development of the divergent approaches to Special Education adopted by Cuba and Britain. Interrogating the complex set of intersecting and often conflicting historical, economic, political, cultural and social contexts which inform these approaches, the study offers insights into the reasons for a gap between policies and practice in terms of ‘inclusion’ and participation for those with SEND in state education in Britain, as well as identifying some unique features which support inclusion and participation within the contemporary Cuban system, an under-researched area within academic literature.

Item Type: Thesis (University of Nottingham only) (MRes)
Supervisors: Kumaraswami, Par
Collins, Jane-Marie
Keywords: special education, Great Britain, Cuba, special educational needs and disabilities, SEND
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1501 Primary education
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC1390 Education of special classes of persons
Faculties/Schools: UK Campuses > Faculty of Arts > School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies
Item ID: 73714
Depositing User: Speed, Ruby
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2023 04:40
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2023 04:40
URI: https://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/73714

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