INDOEDUC4ALL project members reunited in Alicante in order to participate in a training on Assistive Technology delivered by the experts from the Student Support Center of the University of Alicante from 16th to 20th Sept. 14 representatives from the Indonesian HEIs visited the University of Alicante and partook in the capacity building initiative, being introduced to innovative tools on inclusion and teaching methodologies across all ranges of disability, centered around Assistive Technologies (AT). This activity was held within the framework of the INDOEDUC4ALL project, an Erasmus+ project for Capacity Building in Higher Education cofounded by the European Union.
By doing so, INDOEDUC4ALL reinforces the AT Equipment purchase, an activity held within the framework of the WP4 of the project, generating sharing knowledge on AT management and application of these tools to the environment of the Indonesian HE system. In addition, partners also took the opportunity to organize a project meeting polishing the last strategies to finalise INDOEDUC4ALL project.
Besides that, INDOEDUC4ALL consortium also visited the Regional parliament to learn inclusive policies design on inclusion for Higher Education. Indonesian partners made the most of the chance to interact directly with the policymakers and left Spain with new suggestions and strategies to work for the real inclusion of students with disabilities in their institutions.
The project “Ensuring Access and Quality Education for Students with Disabilities in Indonesian Universities” (INDOEDUC4ALL) is co-financed by the European Commission through the Erasmus + programme and coordinated by the University of Alicante. INDOEDUC4ALL is a capacity building project aimed at supporting Indonesian Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the development of capacities of its members in addressing the educational need of students with disabilities. The project will also help partner universities to ensure education accessibility for students with disabilities, building up Disability Support Units equipped with assistive technologies.