The Guidelines for Accessible Information at the New Technologies in Education conference in Serbia
The New Technologies in Education conference and fair on 26-27 February 2016 aimed to raise awareness of the significance of using new technologies in education in Serbia. The Social Inclusion Group of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development has adapted and translated the Guidelines for Accessible Information developed by the ICT4IAL project, and it was presented at this event.
International Seminar 'Information Accessibility for Learning. From Development to Implementation of Guidelines'
The international seminar took place as a joint event of the Politecnico di Milano, the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information & Communication Technologies (G3ict) and the ICT for Information Accessibility in Learning project. It was held in Milan, Italy on December 11, 2015.
International Conference on Guidelines for Information Accessibility
On 27–28 May Riga hosted the International Conference for the ICT for Information Accessibility in Learning (ICT4IAL) project. At the conference, the partners presented the Guidelines for Accessible Information, a tool to support practitioners and organisations that provide information for learning in creating accessible materials. The conference was an official event of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU, supported by the Latvian Ministry of Education and the National Centre of Education. The two-day conference brought together experts and practitioners from the field of education and ICT, to discuss the importance of equal access to information, which has an impact on learning and participation in society.
Higher Education for Education For All and ICT4IAL
The International Association of Universities (IAU) organised a Follow-up Seminar on the Higher Education For Education for All (HEEFA) project, in cooperation with Haceteppe University on 18-19 November, 2014, in Ankara, Turkey.
HEEFA is a European Union-funded project in which the IAU is a partner, and the event was linked to the ICT for Information Accessibility in Learning (ICT4IAL) project.
The report of the Seminar is available on the IAU Website.
Towards the Inclusive Future Classroom
In May the Agency participated in the seminar entitled 'Towards the Inclusive Future Classroom', organised by the European Schoolnet (EUN) in conjunction with the Agency in the framework of the ICT4IAL project. The event was part of the Special Educational Needs Network Group's (SENnet) activities, and focused on:
Guideline Development Workshop
The Guideline Development Workshop took place as the first major event for the ICT4IAL project on 20-21 June in Lisbon, Portugal. 56 experts from 26 countries met in a sequence of workshops to discuss the development of guidelines to support the accessibility of learning materials.