Professional Support for the Teachers of Visually Impaired Pupils in a Mainstream Schools

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Start and end date: 1 November 2019 – 21 January 2022
Funding frame: ERASMUS+ (KA201)
Project coordinator: School for visually impaired pupils “Veljko Ramadanovic”
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The objectives of the project

  • To empower teachers to be more competent to increase the quality of inclusion for visually impaired pupils;
  • To strengthen teachers’ skills and knowledge in working with blind and low vision pupils in inclusive education;
  • To improve the quality of teaching through the use of assistive technologies in inclusive education.

The expected results of the project:

  • A manual (handbook) that serves as a practical guide for teachers of inclusive education, providing information on how to adjust teaching methods and materials for pupils with visual impairments;
  • A training program for subject teachers in inclusive education for blind and low vision pupils;
  • A virtual classroom on the project website offers a demonstration of best practices for working with visually impaired pupils in the classroom.

Other Partners:

  1. Centre IRIS − Centre for Education, Rehabilitation, Inclusion and Counselling for the Blind and Partially Sighted of Ljubljana (Slovenia);
  2. Regional Institute Rittmeyer for the Blind of Trieste (Italy);
  3. The state school for visually impaired children and young “Dimitar Vlahov” of Skopje (The Republic of North Macedonia).

Funding remark of ERASMUS+ of the EU

EU Logo – Project Co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union