Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit (n.d.)" Though there are tribes that are unaware of any formal educational system, still knowing and learning the culture that they have and the important skills to subsist and to live harmoniously with his country can be considered education.
Included in the kinds of persons that have the right to be educated are those who have learning and other kinds of physical and psychological impairments. These are students with learning disabilities that require special educational needs for them to be educated. They are students with special education needs or simply SEN students.
The Education Act of 1996 considers a child has "special education needs" if he has a learning difficulty. In this case, a child has learning difficulty if "he has a significantly greater difficulty in learning than the majority of children of his age," and "he has a disability which either prevents or hinders him from making use of educational facilities of a kind generally provided for children of his age in schools within the area of the local education authority" (Education Act of 1996).
Students with Special Education Needs (SEN) have difficulties in l ...Show more