Ministry of Education introduces animated clip to promote inclusive classrooms
By: Ching-Tse Cheng, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
The 90-second video highlights the importance of appreciating each individual's differences. It also encourages the Taiwanese public to create a friendly environment for people with disabilities and offer them support.
The MOE pointed out that Taiwan has had significant success in integrating students with disabilities into mainstream learning environments since the passing of the Special Education Act in 1984. Nearly 90 percent of students with special needs have been placed into regular classrooms during this period, CNA cited the ministry as saying.
Observed on the third day of December, International Day of Persons with Disabilities aims to promote the full and equal participation of persons with disabilities in societies around the world. It is listed by the United Nations as an international observance and has been celebrated in various countries since its inception in 1992. [FULL STORY]