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ALdia News

No. 1

March, 2016

Dear friends,

Welcome to our fresh and new newsletter. In order to introduce you to the Erasmus+ ALdia Project  we have put together a first set of materials that will help you to get an idea of the project, its initiatives and results.

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"Supporting students with disability in HE and VET: a needs analysis"

ALdia R2.2 "Supporting students with disability in HE and VET: a needs analysis" has been published on the ALdia website.
You can download the report different versions here

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Management meeting in the

University of Alicante

ALdia Project Management Meeting

On the 28th of November ALdia Project Management Meeting took place at the Faculty of Education of the University of Alicante (Spain).

Partners from five Institutions met together after almost one year from the project start date last January to review the project progress: WP1, WP2 and WP for Quality and Dissemination, discuss in details the work packages & the deliverable as well as the expected outputs and finally develop the action plans specific to the work packages to be followed in coming months.

Read more.

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XIX International Congress Education

and Technology-EDUTEC 2016

XIX International Congress Education and Technology-EDUTEC 2016

On November 11th, within the fold of the XIX International Congress Education and Technology-EDUTEC 2016 , a member of ALdia project Prof. Dr. Asunción Lledó-Carreres, of University of Alicante, participated in the Panel of Experts entitled Accessible technology, accessible learning.

During the event, Prof. Dr. Lledó-Carreres stressed the importance of addressing the accessible learning in the university context.

Read more.

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Conference Inclusive Education

in Higher Education

Conference: “Inclusive Education in Higher Education” 23 & 24 September 2016 Patras - Greece

The University of Patras (Greece) organized the conference Inclusive Education in Higher Education in 23 & 24 September 2016, with the participation of the European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education and other European Universities.

In the conference, the European International framework and the key principles of inclusive education were presented. Also, the participants were given the opportunity to discuss best practices of Inclusive Higher Education, in National and European level, in regards with the study of students with special educational needs and disabilities. The conference was a great chance to present the challenges faced in accessibility issues, from the side of educators and of students with disabilities.

Read more.

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Comming up…..

The ALdia VLE will offer a MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) based on the course contents to be developed by Project partnership and available in English, Italian, Greek and Spanish. The ALdia Virtual Community will bring together education professionals from all education levels including special needs education, disabled students and their families/carers, NGOs and communities, policy-makers and the general public.

 

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