An Erasmus+ KA2 strategic partnership for school education, 2015-2017
The project has concluded and the results can be found at the Erasmus+ Project Results Platform at http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/projects/
The objectives of the project were:
- To document fundamental pedagogical principles, methods and tools for teaching key subjects to the blind, partially sighted and dyslexic by exploring the practice at specialised educational institutions;
- To collect and document good practices to support the transition from segregation towards inclusion amongst mainstream and specialised educational institutions; and
- To create scalable educational material on the RoboBraille service to ease adoption of automated production of alternate media.
Project partners included Synscenter Refsnæs (co-ordinator) and Sensus Aps, Denmark; The National Dyslexia Association and The National Rehabilitation Center for the Blind, Bulgaria; Highschool for the partially sighted, Romania; National Association for the Visually Impaired, Italy; GNW/Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology of the Research Center for Natural Sciences of the Hungarian Academy, Hungary.
The project produced several intellectual outputs, freely available through individual project partner institutions upon request as well as the Erasmus portal. These inluded:
- A set of 12 special education guides for teaching students with Dyslexia; students who are blind and students who are partially sighted in 4 key subjects: Mathematics, Music, First Language and Foreign Language. The guides are available in the following languages: Bulgarian, Danish, English, Greek, Hungarian, Italian and Romanian.
- A Good practise Inclusion Catalogue for visually impaired.The project brings together eight partners from Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Hungary, Italy and Romania. The catalogue is available in the following languages: Bulgarian, Danish, English, Greek, Hungarian, Italian and Romanian.
- A complete e-learning course in 9 modules covering the conversion capabilities of the RoboBraille Service for alternate formates and how to create accessible docments. The e-learning course is available in English.