Vilnius ViPi workshop – Strengthening ICT skills of people with disabilities

The ViPi Workshop “Strengthening ICT skills of people with disabilities” took place at the Hotel Amberton in Vilnius Lithuania on Wednesday 2nd of May 2012.

The agenda was as following:

Current project work and findings:

Lithuanian situation regarding education and employability of people with disabilities (invited talks by representatives):

  • 16:30 – 16:45 The National Association of the People with mental disabilities “VILTIS”
  • 16:45 – 17:00 Lithuanian Association of the Blinds
  • 17:00 – 17:15 Association of the People with Physical disabilities “NEGALIA”
  • 17:15 – 18.00 Open (moderated) discussion among participants, to affect the present and future of the ViPi project
  • 18:00 Wrap-up and closing

We had an interview with Teresa Aidukienė, Head Specialist of Pre-School and Primary Education Division of the Lithuanian Ministry of Education and Science. She worked before as Head Specialist of the Special education Division.

ViPi at the TES Resources North and Special Needs North event

ViPi is present at the TES Resources North and Special Needs North event this weekend.

NTU team at TES event

NTU team at TES event

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Survey report – ICT training and learning experiences of people with disabilities

ViPi released the ViPi Stakeholder Survey – Consolidation and comparative analysis of findings, including the Research Methodology & State of the Art. Both can be downloaded in accessible pdf format.
The survey was devised in the early stages of the ViPi project in order to gain data about the ICT training and learning experiences of people with disabilities, the organisations representing them, trainers, policy makers and intermediaries. The report comprises the survey analysis findings related to ICT training, Community needs, relevant methodologies, pedagogical approaches, available training material, etc. Furthermore, it contains a comparative analysis, describing, assessing and comparing the national peculiarities and similarities of the end-user requirements in the different partner countries.