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An Approach to Obligatory Secondary Education Teachers’ Perception Regarding Orientation Processes and Response to Diversity

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ABSTRACT

The fact of providing the adequate attention to the educational needs of students in the school context is a challenge that requires both from teachers and parents the development of a set of competencies to let them maximize their capacities both individually and socially. Objective: To design an instrument to evaluate the teachers’ degree of knowledge regarding the treatment of diversity in secondary school centers and the effectiveness of the education response obtained from them. Sample: 101 teachers from five educational centers in the northern region of the island of Tenerife. Instrument: The questionnaire “Questionnaire on attitudes towards the attention to diversity and orientation processes in Obligatory Secondary Education (CADESO)”. Conclusion: The internal consistency of the proposed instrument, in general terms, has been proved to be satisfactory. It can be stated that this questionnaire appears to be a useful and reliable instrument to measure the objectives proposed in the study.

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Hormiga, M. , Pérez-Jorge, D. , Díaz-González, C. , Jiménez, M. & Morales, M. (2015). An Approach to Obligatory Secondary Education Teachers’ Perception Regarding Orientation Processes and Response to Diversity. Psychology, 6, 606-612. doi: 10.4236/psych.2015.65058.

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