If we are to provide the high quality programs necessary for our children and youth with disabilities, while ensuring that they make good progress toward attaining their goals and meeting increasingly rigorous academic standards, the recruitment and retention of qualified, committed and talented teachers is essential. As leaders in our educational system, all too often we make well-intentioned decisions that have unintended consequences. We ask ourselves what we can do to address the teacher shortage crisis, and yet we increase the requirements for earning special education teacher credentials while at the same time offering enhanced incentives to experienced teachers to elect early retirement. We are directly contributing to the severe teacher shortage we are facing in special education.
The survey asked about eight possible threats. While the level and focus of concern varies by region and country, ISIS and climate change clearly emerge as the most frequently cited security risks across the 38 countries polled.
A substantial number of these countries have endured deadly terrorist attacks claimed by the Islamic militant group. In 13 countries, mostly in Latin America and Africa, publics identify global climate change as the topmost threat. It is the second-ranked concern in many other countries polled.
Cyberattacks are the top concern in Japan and second-highest concern in places such as the U. Many countries surveyed in the Middle East and Latin America name economic turmoil as their second-greatest concern.
It is the top threat in only one country, however: Globally, a median of about one-third view the power and influence of the U. Meanwhile, among the countries surveyed, fears of Russia are most acute in Poland.
In general, there has been little change in the global threat assessment since the last time these questions were asked. But worries about the U. Top threats by global region The story of global threats in is partly regional in nature.
Although ISIS and climate change are frequently cited as major threats, publics in particular countries and regions vary in the intensity and focus of their concerns. ISIS is clearly the primary concern among the issues tested in Europe. Many Europeans also see climate change as a major threat to their countries.
People in the Middle East are also concerned about the condition of the global economy and the power and influence of the U. In sub-Saharan Africa, people are most concerned about climate change, but other threats such as the refugee crisis, ISIS, cyberattacks and the global economy are concerns of around half or more across the six nations surveyed.
Regionally, Latin Americans show the greatest concern about climate change. It is the top threat in six of the seven nations surveyed. But they also worry about the global economy. In all Latin American nations surveyed — including Venezuela and Brazil, two nations that have seen economic hardships recently — at least half say that the condition of the global economy is a serious threat to their country.
The same number in the U.Challenges and Reforms Facing Kenyan Education System in the 21st Century: Integrating the Principles of Kenya’s education sector has achieved many milestones since independence.
However due to challenges of high The main challenges facing the education sector in. The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) resolved to adopt a competency-based approach (CBA) in its curriculum reforms based on the findings of a needs assessment study carried out in , international best practices in education systems and curriculum reforms, and a desire to make learning more meaningful for the Kenyan scholar.
Kenya's geographical and topographical diversity yields a variety of climates, including a warm and humid coastline, temperate savannah grasslands in the interior, temperate and forested hilly areas in the west, arid and semi-arid areas near the Somali border and Lake Turkana, and an Equatorial climate around Lake Victoria, the world's largest tropical freshwater lake.
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His work dominated the theater scene. Feelings of isolation, too little time with students, lack of administrative support, and increasing demands are challenges facing special education teachers and contributing to teacher shortages.