Release:2016, Vol. 2. №2
About the authors:Lyudmila M. Volosnikova, Cand. Sci. (Hist.), Associate Professor, Department of General and Social Pedagogy, Director of the Institute of Psychology and Pedagogy, Tyumen State University; email@example.com
The article presents the results of the survey among state universities teachers in the Tyumen region. The aim of the research is to identify the attitudes of the university academic staff to inclusive education and the degree of their willingness to work in an inclusive educational environment. In the broad sense, inclusion is a recognition of the diversity of educational environment, which is why the object of analysis is one of its aspects — joint training of healthy students and students with disabilities. We found a positive attitude of regional academic staff to the idea of co-educating healthy students and people with disabilities. 89% of the respondents expressed the positive inclusion effect for students with disabilities and healthy students and society as a whole. However, only a quarter of respondents felt themselves professionally and psychologically ready to work with such students with disabilities.
Results of the survey presented at the Tyumen region Council of Rector meeting led to the decision of an inclusive educational environment development in the regional universities.