Workshop “Implementation of the Framework on Inclusion of Students with Disabilities: The First Steps to Be Taken”

The workshop “Implementation of the Framework on Inclusion of Students with Disabilities: The First Steps to Be Taken” was held on Wednesday, April 2.

The event took place at the West University of Timisoara and had a special guest – Prof. Richard Pulice, Director of the Institute for Community Research and Training, and member of the Social Work Department at the College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York.

The workshop had the following objectives:

• to discuss the Inclusion Framework based on the working version prepared by the Euroregional Center for Democracy and the recommendations / suggestions made by universities, student associations and NGOs from Timișoara;

• to present good practice examples from the U.S. in terms  of accessible higher education institutions and cooperation with NGOs in order to meet the needs of people with special educational requirements;

• to provide expert advice to the universities of Timișoara for implementing the Inclusion Framework and identifying opportunities to cooperate with higher education institutions and specialized organizations from the U.S.

The workshop took place within the frame of the project “Beyond the label: A project to change disAbility perspectives in universities”, carried out as part of the Community Solutions Program – a program of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, implemented by IREX.

For further information about the workshop and opportunities for cooperation, please contact us at the Euroregional Center for Democracy, tel. 0356 40 11 39, email: anaclaudia_leu@yahoo.com. Contact person: Ana Leu.

 

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