► CONFIRMED: 18-22 September 2023
Technology has always been designed to make the user’s tasks easier to complete, whether it’s an assignment for a class, a time-sensitive project for an employer, or annual tax documents. For students with developmental and learning disabilities, the need for technological assistance in education is even greater.
Special education is geared toward students living with a broad range of conditions, including blindness, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Down syndrome, motor impairments, and autism. The course is intended to provide the specialists involved in education of people with special educational needs (SEN), with an overview of main ways, methods, and principles of information and communication technology (ICT) usage in their professional activities.
In our 5-day Erasmus+ KA1 Teacher Training Course, participants will discover web based tools and apps to enhance teaching in Special Needs Education. This training course is designed for innovative teachers who wants to take one step forward and to make a difference in their teaching methods in digital future.
Participants who successfully complete this training program will be competent in the following areas:
Day 1 - Monday:
Welcoming Activities and Individual Orientation
Supporting the inclusive education through ICT implementation
Benefits of ICT use in education for people with SEN
Day 2 - Tuesday
Assistive Technologies (AT) and their main classifications: Timers, Reading guides, Text to speech, Alternative keyboards, Writing supports etc.
Choosing and using appropriate AT
Tools based on Augmented Reality
Day 3 - Wednesday
Apps for engaging and maintaining interest of students with Special Needs
Book Creator - a versatile app to create digital content
Class Activity : Creating a digital learning group game
Day 4 - Thursday
Distant technologies which are important for education of students with special educational needs.
Different types of Distant education (DE) technologies that can be used for students with SEN
Main accessibility barriers to DE for students with SEN
Software to support Specific Learning Disabilities
Day 5 - Friday
Software to support SEN students in Maths, in English
Final remarks and group discussion
Exchange of ideas for future collaborations at European level
Certification of Attendance
Confirmation of EuroPass Mobility documents
5 Day Course Fee per person: 400 €
Total Price Includes;
- Administrative support before, during and after the training course
- Course and training materials
- Certificate of Attendance
- Confirmation of Europass Mobility Certificate
- Administrative and Organisational costs
- Coffee Breaks
- School Visits (if scheduled in advance)