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Laboratory of Access to formal and non-formal learning for individuals with sensory disabilities

Department of Special Education
24210 74860
Research Categories
Educational Theory And Methods
Special Didactics

Services and activities of the present lab are described in brief below:

  • To train under- and post-graduate students in the field of universal access with emphasis on the process of learning in formal and non-formal education including principles of differentiated instruction for individuals with sensory disabilities (i. e. blindness, deafness, deafblindness).
  • To design, develop and evaluate differentiated educational programmes, such as museum-educational, educational or environmental programmes.
  • To develop and submit European and national proposals relevant to the research objectives of the lab
  • To design and develop differentiated educational material relevant to formal and non-formal educational settings (e. g. national curriculum, museums, etc.)
  • To develop collaborative networks with the personnel of the University of Thessaly as well as with other members of other faculties of national and international institutions incorporating elements of multi-culture and multi-disciplinary domains
  • To organize seminars, conferences and workshops inviting speakers from all over the world
  • To publish papers in journals and participate in national and international events disseminating results of the relevant research and projects.
  • To create communication platforms (fb, fora) in order to exchange ideas and experience relevant to the education of people with sensory disabilities
  • To offer services to the public according to the Presidential Decree 159