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Special education

The education of students with special needs in a way that addresses the students' individual differences and needs.

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Special education

Consensus Standards

Education; Special education

These are standards developed by the representatives of all sectors, such as industry, consumer, government, academia, who have an interest in use of these standards either as a producer or consumer.


Education; Special education

Generic term referring to special mind practises, characteristized either by a focused attention or special openess.

Basic skills

Education; Special education

The skills needed to live in contemporary society, e.g. listening, speaking, reading, writing and mathematics. Comment: combined with new basic skills, basic skills form key skills.

Sign language

Education; Special education

A language that uses a system of manual, facial and other body movements as the means of communication, especially among deaf people.


Education; Special education

Language programme which uses signs and symbols to teach communication, language and literacy skills to people with communication and learning difficulties.

Institute for the International Education of Students

Education; Special education

The Institute for the International Education of Students, or IES Abroad, is a non-profit study abroad organisation that administers study abroad programmes for U.S. college-aged students. Founded in ...

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