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


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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