mainstreaming
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  • mainstreaming — UK US /ˈmeɪnstriːmɪŋ/ noun [U] ► HR, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY the act of including people who have particular difficulties or needs in the same schools or places of work as everyone else: »Proper funding for the mainstreaming of children with… …   Financial and business terms

  • mainstreaming — [main′stream΄iŋ] n. the placement of disabled people into regular school classes, workplaces, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Mainstreaming — For other uses, see Mainstream (disambiguation). Pilot or policy Mainstreaming is the act of broadening the application of a change or innovation from a small scale pilot to the whole of a programme or policy domain. It involves recognising that… …   Wikipedia

  • mainstreaming —    seeking to favour chosen categories of person    The intention is to give preference to the interests of those other than white males unfairly, especially in employment and promotion (according to critics), or to give others their rightful… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • mainstreaming — /mayn stree ming/, n. integration of children with special educational problems, as a physical handicap, into conventional classes and school activities. [1975 80; MAINSTREAM + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • mainstreaming — Providing the least restrictive environment (socially, physically, and educationally) for chronically disabled individuals by introducing them into the natural environment rather than segregating them into homogeneous groups living in sheltered… …   Medical dictionary

  • mainstreaming — meɪnstrɪːmɪŋ n. act of integrating students with learning disabilities into conventional learning programs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mainstreaming — main·stream·ing …   English syllables

  • mainstreaming — noun see mainstream II * * * /mayn stree ming/, n. integration of children with special educational problems, as a physical handicap, into conventional classes and school activities. [1975 80; MAINSTREAM + ING1] * * * mainˈstreaming noun • • •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mainstreaming in education — Mainstreaming in the context of education is a term that refers to the practice of educating students with special needs in regular classes during specific time periods based on their skills. [ [http://encarta.msn.com/dictionary… …   Wikipedia

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