Challenges Encountered in the Implementation of Physical Education Program for Learners with Special Educational Needs in Cavite, Philippines (78223)

Session Information: Education & Difference: Special Education
Session Chair: Omar AlMoammar

Friday, 29 March 2024 14:30
Session: Session 4
Room: Room B (Live Stream)
Presentation Type: Live-Stream Presentation

All presentation times are UTC + 9 (Asia/Tokyo)

One of the sustainable development goals of the United Nations includes Quality Education which fall under SDG 4. This goal aimed for the presence and availability of education in high standards. In this connection, Quality Physical Education (QPE) as worldwide advocacy also promotes and ensures the high quality of implementation of Physical Education to produce physical literate individuals. Relatively, a global estimate of 80% of children in schools do not meet the recommendation of 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity per day. An emphasis was also given to persons with disability as the least active individuals (WHO 2021). Individuals with disability enrolled in an educational institution is also known as learners with special educational needs (LSEN). This scenario, leads this study to identify the challenges encounter in the implementation of Physical Education for learners with special educational needs that affects in providing quality physical education. This study involved an interview with ten (10) participants broken down to five (5) Special Education teachers (SPET) and five (5) School administrators from the School Division of Province of Cavite, Philippines offering program for learners with special educational needs. Responses of the participants revealed that there were challenges encountered in the implementation of Physical Education for LSEN that were similar between the SPET and school administrations such as; individual differences, budget, safe and secure facilities, and limited partnership. It was also revealed SPET encountered more challenges than of the school administrators.

Jazmin Cubillo, Cavite State University, Philippines

About the Presenter(s)
Dr. Jazmin Cubillo is currently holding a position of Assistant Professor at Cavite State University- Main Campus, Philippines. Her field of specialization is Physical Education and Sports Sciences.

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