ENABLING TEACHERS AND TRAINERS TO IMPROVE THE ACCE..
ENABLING TEACHERS AND TRAINERS TO IMPROVE THE ACCESSIBILITY OF ADULT EDUCATION
Full accessibility for disabled people to adult education requires adjustments inteaching, learning and assessment: teachers and trainers are best positioned to do this,although they normally lack experience and expertise to do so. The ETTAD project willenable teachers and trainers to help the integration of disabled people into adulteducation by removing unintended barriers to their entry and successful participation.Such improvements will open to disabled people a wider range of opportunities learningand personal development and so be a major step to reduce discrimination againstthem.ETTAD aims to raise awareness of, and enable staff to respond to, increasedparticipation in mainstream adult education by disabled people – which has been shownto be a powerful combination in stimulating change in tertiary education. The project willtransfer to adult education, through a process of thorough review and adaptation, aresource with a successful track-record in tertiary education. A websites will be set up inall partner countries specifically to address the needs of users in VET. This will be aresource to be drawn on in initial and continuing teacher training. It will becomplemented by a toolkit with an instrument for identifying staff needs and materials tohelp all staff in meeting these needs.
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