Generalization of the issues with implementing inclusive education in Ukraine empirical findings from sociological research experience




inclusive education, children with health limited capacity, stakeholder of inclusive education


The focus of the paper is on the ongoing issues with the inclusion approach in the educational system. The authors make an effort to study legal documents governing inclusive education, the accessibility of medical and educational facilities, and the willingness of the teaching profession to engage with students who have special educational requirements. the empirical foundation created by a variety of empirical data gathered through traditional document analysis, parent and teacher interviews, and other means. The examination of the research's findings enables us to draw the conclusion that informants are well aware of the challenges facing inclusive education in the present. They are linked to the majority of school buildings' lack of architectural accessibility, teachers' inadequate professional preparation, experience interacting with kids who have various types and degrees of diseases, and the society's inadequate level of readiness to understand the concept of integration.


Download data is not yet available.
Abstract views: 67 / PDF downloads: 34


A sociological study of disability and rehabilitation in the Russian Federation. Analysis of the main results of the study. (2009). Moscow.

Booth, T. & Ainscow, M. (2007). Indikatory inkliuzii: Prakticheskoe posobie (Indicators of inclusion: Practical Guide), ed. by М. Wogan. Moscow: Perspektiva.

Dobrovolskaya, T. A. & Shabalina, N. B. (1991). A persons with Disabilities: discriminated minority? Sociological researches, 5, 3–8.

Dobrovolskaya, T. A. & Shabalina, N. B. (1993). Socio-psychological features of relationships between disabled and healthy. Sociological researches, 1, 62–67.

Inclusive education for children with special needs in Ukraine: training modules. Module. Policy Advisory. (2011). Kyiv: Canadian-Ukrainian project.

Kolupaeva, A. A. (2009). Inkluzivna osvita: realii ta perspektyvy (Inclusive education: realities and prospects). Kyiv: Sammіt-Kniga.

Kolupaeva, A. A. & Lutsenko, І. V. (2016). Normatyvnyi biuleten (Regulatory Bulletin). Osvita osib z osoblyvymy potrebamy: shliakhy rozbudovy, 11, 242–260.

MES of Ukraine. (n/d). Inkliuzyvne navchannia – Statystychni dani (Inclusive education – Statistics). Retrieved from

On approval of procedure for organization of inclusive education in secondary schools. No. 957. (2021). Retrieved fromп.

Panchenko, O. L. (2015). Sociological model of the implementation process of inclusive education. Vestnik of Tatar Institute of assistance to business, 1, 96–102.

Romanov, P. V. & Jarskaja-Smirnova, E. R. (2010). The disabled and society: twenty years later. Sociological research, 9, 50–58.

Shanovni batky (opikuny), yaki vykhovuiut ditei z invalidnistiu! (Dear Parents (Guardians) of Parenting Children with Disabilities!). (2018). Retrieved from

Shipicyna, L. (Ed.). (1997). Obuchenie detei s problemami v razvitii v raznyh stranah mira (Training of children with development problems in different countries of the world). Saint Petersburg: Rech.

Slabkiy, G. О., Shafranskiy, V. V., & Dudina, О. О. (2016). Disability of children as a problem of public health: prevention and effective rehabilitation. Bulletin of social hygiene and organization of health care of Ukraine, 3(69), 4–9.

The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS interstate statistical Committee), Population, employment and living conditions in the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States in 2017. (2018). Retrieved from

U merii obhovoryly aktualni problemy liudei z invalidnistiu ta shliakhy yikh vyrishennia (The city hall discussed the current problems of people with disabilities and ways to solve them). (2018).

Ukrainska Baza Medyko-Statystychnoi Informatsii (Ukrainian base of medical statistical information). (2018). Retrieved from

UNICEF. (2015). Progress for children. Beyond averages: learning from the MDGs. Retrieved from

World health organization. (2018). European Health for All Database. Retrieved from

World health organization & The World Bank. (2011). World report on disability. Retrieved from





How to Cite

Hrabovets, I., Kalashnikova, L., & Chernous, L. (2022). Generalization of the issues with implementing inclusive education in Ukraine empirical findings from sociological research experience. Ukrainian Journal of Educational Studies and Information Technology, 10(3), 13–27.