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Researcher: Opoku, MP (Mr Max Opoku)

Fields of Research

Special education and disability
Inclusive education
Continuing and community education
Other economics
Tourism
Health and community services
Health services and systems

Research Objectives

Other education and training
Inclusive education
Other law, politics and community services
Evaluation of health and support services
Disability and functional capacity
Other environmental management
Pedagogy
Policies and development
Management, resources and leadership
Other health
International relations

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Access barriers to health care among people with disabilities in the Kumasi metropolis of Ghana; Canadian Journal of Disability Studies
Access to employment in Kenya: the voices of persons with disabilities; International Journal on Disability and Human Development
Accessibility and availability of special schools for children with disabilities in Ghana; Journal of Disability Management and Special Education
Accessibility and participation of persons with disabilities in tourism: perspective of tourism workers in the Ashanti region of Ghana; Disability, CBR and Inclusive Development
Applying the theory of planned behaviour in assessments of teachers’ intentions towards practicing inclusive education: a scoping review; European Journal of Special Needs Education
Assessing the impact and uses of the Disability Common Fund among persons with disabilities in Kumasi metropolis in Ghana; The Review of Disability Studies
Attitudes and self-efficacy as significant predictors of intention of secondary school teachers towards the implementation of inclusive education in Ghana; European Journal of Psychology of Education
Attitudes of health service providers: the perspective of people with disabilities in the Kumasi Metropolis of Ghana; African Journal of Disability
Barriers in reporting of sexual violence against women with disabilities in Ashanti region of Ghana; Journal of Disability Studies
Causes, trends and severity of musculoskeletal injuries in Ghana; BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
Challenges in accessing education for children with disabilities in Ashanti and Brong Ahafo regions of Ghana; Integrated Science Publishing
Decade of inclusive education in Ghana: perspectives of special educators; Journal of Social Inclusion
Exploring the factors that enhance teacher retention in rural schools in Ghana; Cambridge Journal of Education
Exploring the intentions of school leaders towards implementing inclusive education in secondary schools in Ghana; International Journal of Leadership in Education
Financial access to healthcare among persons with disabilities in the Kumasi metropolis, Ghana; Disability, CBR and Inclusive Development
Inclusive Education at the crossroads in Ashanti and BrongAhafo regions in Ghana: Target not achievable by 2015; Disability, CBR and Inclusive Development
Inclusive education in Nigeria: exploring parental attitude, knowledge and perceived social norms influencing implementation; International Journal of Inclusive Education
Inclusive education in West Africa: predictors of parental attitudes, knowledge and perceived social norms influencing inclusive practices in Ghana and Nigeria; International Journal of Inclusive Education
Is poverty among persons with a disability meeting the sustainable development goal/s? A Ghana case study; 2017 Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference
Knowledge, attitude and preparedness of teachers towards inclusive education in Ejisu - Juaben Municipality in Ashanti region of Ghana; Journal of Disability Management and Special Education
Lifespan Human Development for Educators; Cengage
Lives of persons with disabilities in Cameroon after CRPD: voices of persons with disabilities in the Buea Municipality in Cameroon; International Journal on Disability and Human Development
Mapping the evidence-based research on Ghana's inclusive education to policy and practices: a scoping review; International Journal of Inclusive Education
Participation of persons with disabilities in political activities in Cameroon; Disability and the Global South
Poverty alleviation among persons with disabilities via United Nations' sustainable development goals in Ghana: voices of stakeholders with disabilities; Sustainable Development
Sexual violence against women with disabilities in Ghana: accounts of women with disabilities from Ashanti region; Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development
The impact of Boko Haram threat on economic activities in Cameroon: perceptions of people in Yaoundé; Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression
The Impact of Teacher Attributes on Intentions to Practice Inclusive Education in Secondary Schools in Ghana; International Journal of Disability, Development and Education
The state of special schools in Ghana: perceptions of special educators in Ashanti and Brong Ahafo regions of Ghana; Turkish International Journal of Special Education and Guidance & Counselling
The use of assistive technologies among children with disabilities: the perception of parents of children with disabilities in Ghana; Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology
Towards an inclusive society in Cameroon: understanding the perceptions of students in University of Yaounde II about persons with disabilities; Disability, CBR and Inclusive Development
Towards an inclusive society in Ghana: An analysis of challenges persons with disabilities face in participating in tourism in the Ashanti region; Journal of Social Inclusion
Twin-track approach to teacher training in Ghana: exploring the moderation effect of demographic variables on pre-service teachers’ attitudes towards inclusive education; Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology
University experiences of graduates with visual impairments in Ghana; International Journal of Disability, Development and Education
University preparation and the work capabilities of visually impaired graduates in Ghana: a tracer study; International Journal of Inclusive Education

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision