Understanding and Promoting The Student Support Program in International School, Doha, Qatar

Singh, Sarita Kumari (2021) Understanding and Promoting The Student Support Program in International School, Doha, Qatar. In: ICSTIAMI 2019, 17-18 July 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Abstract

This paper explores the facilitation of students who need support during the school hours and explores how this process might impact on overall inclusion of additional educational support needs (AESN) in a school. The main aim of this study is to find out effective teaching strategies of main stream teachers to teach AESN students through implementation of student support program. The rationale for this study is searching good strategies as the common perception of teachers is that AESN students cannot learn in inclusive setup through implementation of student support program. This is a qualitative study that was conducted in a school in Qatar. This is a case study of Student Support Program (SSP) implementation involving Classroom observations, senior management team (SMT) meeting and parents meeting as tools to collect the key information. The findings of the study show that SSP is an essential and significant program for AESN students at the observer’s school. For implementation of SSP program, the Student Support Team used one-to-one teaching strategies, structured teaching, Visual Learning strategies, Differentiated Teaching strategy and adaptive teaching strategies. The findings of this study could possibly motivate mainstream teachers in inclusive education in Qatar to teach AESN students.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: additional educational support needs (aesn) student support program (ssp) student support team (sst) special education needs (sen) academic intervention plan (aip) gifted and talented program (gtp) english as a second language (esl) teaching strategies main stream inclusive education
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2021 10:40
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2021 10:40
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/9024

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