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Academics and researchers at the Department work on a wide range of topics within the field of special needs education. According to their research interests they can form research groups to build capacity, exchange views and opinions on various research topics and methods and conduct highly professional studies.
Research group “Learning, mastery and quality of life for children at risk” is conducting an overall comprehensive survey as a part of a project “Individual pupil-teacher dialogues”.
Unstable political situation in Palestine has affected all groups of population including the most vulnerable group – children. Underachievement has always been a problem in Palestinian schools but lately the situation has become unmanageable. There is a risk of further consequences for the society given the growing rates of drop outs. What contributes to the problem and how to solve it? This is the topic of PhD dissertation of Safwat Y. Diab at the Department of Special Needs Education.