Title Disability Awareness - a New Chalenge for Employees
Project Number PL/07/LLP-Ldv/ToI/140005
Product Programme of disability awareness training for academic teachers (a trainer's manual + user's materials)
Title Programme of disability awareness training for academic teachers (a trainer's manual + user's materials)
Product Type teaching material
The aim of the training is to provide academic teachers with solid knowledge on disability: its types, barriers that stem from it and ways to eliminate them.
The programme offer a form of group training facilitating knowledge and skill acquisition through experience and independent development of solutions in debates and individual reflection.
The benefits the trainees will derive from the DARE workshop include knowledge of alternative communications techniques used by people with certain types of disability as well as readiness to assume a supportive attitude towards disabled people. Another major asset of the workshop is knowledge improving the skills of running classes/courses for and working with people who require various adaptations of the physical and social environments.
The training is dedicated to academic teachers to increase their level of practical knowledge how to teach disabled students, how properly communicate with them and what kind of assistive technologies are available.
The workshop programme is based on a variety of working techniques which assume making active use of the experienced contributed by individual participants. The materials in use are multimedia-based (educational films and presentations) whilst exercises prepared for the trainees include as its core activation methods like brainstorm, debates and role play. The workshop develops on the basis of the participants’ individual experiences, reflections and outcomes of their group work.
Target group Academic teachers
Training programme for academic teachers (a trainer's manual + user's materials)
Paper version and electronic version
Area of application Training programme can be used in HE instituitons as a part continiung educational training for academic teachers.