iTIDE Project final conference to take place on 28th June

23 Jun 2017
ICEPE Europe
Category:Teaching and Learning
iTIDE Project final conference to take place on 28th June

iTIDE Project final conference to showcase the work of the project team will be held at Leeds Beckett University, 28th June 2017.

The day-long conference will be held in the Rose Bowl in Leeds Beckett University on 28th June 2017. Presentations will include a keynote speech by Dr Jonathan Glazzard, whose interests include special educational needs and disability.

This project is an EU funded initiative under the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships Programme. iTIDE is a three year project (2014-2017) and involves organisations from six European states including Austria, Bulgaria, Spain, Republic of Ireland, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.

Throughout the EU, learners with special educational needs/intellectual disabilities are still not achieving or being included in education at all levels according to their potential. ITIDE aims to address this deficit by making available outstanding open access, practice-leading training materials on Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) to spread accessible, accredited, vocational learning to these groups within EU states and beyond.

In doing so, we expect to support progress towards the Europe 2020 target of reducing early school leaving. The outcome of the iTIDE Project will include:

  • A suite of SEND Training Materials in each of the five partner languages, based on the existing set of materials at http://www.complexneeds.org.uk/;
  • Guidance materials for educators and end users on the use of the Training Materials as learning resources;
  • Providing accreditation for the Training Materials through school/ higher education institution training partnerships.

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