Supporting students with special needs in inclusive schools

Leng Han Martha HUI

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It is the global trend in education to include students with special needs in ordinary schools. Recently, the British are promoting the use of a whole school approach to inclusion using a special programme, the “Index to Inclusive Education”. This paper discusses the issues in the implementation of inclusive education in Macao and Hong Kong SAR schools, explains the aims of the Index and the stages of implementation and the need to develop inclusive schools.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2003



Hui, M. L. H. (2003, November). Supporting students with special needs in inclusive schools. Paper presented at The Conference on Reform and Initiatives in Teaching and Learning, University of Macau, Macau, China.


  • Special needs
  • Whole school approach
  • Inclusive schools
  • Integration
  • Inclusive education
  • Index to inclusive education