International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Intercorrelation between Sociodemographic Characteristics of Pupils and Their Perception of Inclusive Education in Primary Schools in Croatia
Matilda Karamatić Brčić PhD

The task of educational institutions in the process of implementing inclusion in schools is a constant securing the necessary support of all pupils, regardless of their differences, and which can be realized in school and / or beyond. The concept of inclusive education is an integral part of the national curriculums of Europe and the world, well as in Croatia. The aim of this paper is to present intercorrelation of socio demographic characteristics (gender, class, achievement in school, involvement in extracurricular activities) for pupils and their perception of inclusive education in primary schools in Croatia. Intercorrelation presented in this study showed no statistically significant association between the studied variables by pupils and their perceptions of inclusiveness of school, except that pupils who are involved in extracurricular activities are also involved into activities out of school. It is considered that pupils recognize the positive application of implementation of inclusion in their primary schools.

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