The ACCESSIBILITECH project, led by Fundación ONCE invites you to participate in the workshop Accessibility in e-learning solutions in times of crisis, which will be held on 30 March 2022 from 10:00 to 11:30 CET via ZOOM.
During the event, organised by project partner DIGITALEUROPE in collaboration with Fundación ONCE, the challenges facing distance education in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis will be discussed.
The webinar will feature Susanna Laurin, Head of Research and Innovation at Funka, who will talk about the European perspective on e-learning, standards, policy and regulations.
Also, Loredana Dicsi, Head of Membership, Internal Communication and Youth at the European Disability Forum will explain the perspective of learners with disabilities and the main barriers they face when interacting with e-learning solutions.
In addition, Radek Pavlíček, Senior Accessibility Specialist at Masaryk University (Czech Republic) will present some strategies to address the impact of COVID-19 on e-learning.
The workshop, which is free of charge, will be held in English and will include international sign language interpretation and English subtitling. To attend, you need to register.
A workshop on accessibility in teleworking is also planned for 27 April and another on accessibility in telecare on 25 May.
About the project
ACCESSIBLITECH is a European project designed to develop a mapping tool and methodology to assess accessible technologies at any level of maturity that have the potential to improve the quality of life and experience of people with disabilities in the areas of teleworking, eLearning and telecare. It is being developed by Fundación ONCE, Inserta Innovacion, DIGITALEUROPE and EASPD (European Association of Service Providers for People with Disabilities), in collaboration with EDF (European Disability Forum), SEE (Social Economy Europe) and Philea (European Philanthropy Association).
The ACCESSIBILITECH project has received funding from the European Union’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship programme (2014-2020).