Evaluating the Implementation of Inclusive Elementary Education Program: A Study in Banjarmasin in Indonesia
This evaluation study aims at determining the effectiveness of the implementation of inclusive elementary education in Indonesia. The study used the CIPPO (Context, Input, Process, Product, and Outcome) model in its data collecting techniques using questionnaires, interviews, observations, and documents. Data analysis was by quadrant type descriptive qualitative techniques developed by Glickman. Findings indicate that the implementation of inclusive education programs in Banjarmasin City is less effective. Issues noted included; set objectives not being following the current reality, the recruitment of students with special needs was not well done, schools are not equipped with adequate infrastructure, and funding is still low. Also, social attitudes as a component of the outcome are not following the evaluation criteria.